entophthalmic phenomenon

entophthalmic phenomenon
   The term entophthalmic phenomenon is indebted to the Greek words entos (inside) and ophthalmos (eye). It was proposed in 1978 by the American neuroscientist Christopher W. Tyler as a substitute for the term " entoptic phenomenon. For a further explanation ofthe term's intended use, see the entry Entoptic phenomenon.
   Tyler, C.W. (1978). Some new entoptic phenomena. Vision Research, 18, 1633-1639.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • entoptic phenomenon —    Also known as entoptic imagery, entoptic image, and entoptic form. All four terms are indebted to the Greek words entos (inside) and opsis (seeing). Traditionally the expression entoptic phenomenon is used to denote any member of a group of… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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