taste chromatism

taste chromatism
   Also known as taste photism. Both terms are used to denote a type of * synaesthesia characterized by a hallucinated colour sensation (i.e. a * chromatism or *photism) which is triggered by a regular gustatory percept (taste).
   Cytowic, R.E. (2002). Synesthesia. A union of the senses. Second edition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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