idioretinal light

idioretinal light
   see Eigengrau.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • idioretinal light — sensation of light that occurs in the complete absence of the electromagnetic waves that ordinarily stimulate the sensation …   Medical dictionary

  • idioretinal — id·io·ret·i·nal .id ē ə ret ən əl, ret nəl adj peculiar to the retina specif originating subjectively in the retina <idioretinal light> * * * id·io·ret·i·nal (id″e o retґĭ nəl) pertaining to the retina alone; a term applied… …   Medical dictionary

  • idioretinal — |idē(ˌ)ō+ adjective Etymology: idio + retinal : peculiar to the retina; specifically : originating subjectively in the retina idioretinal light …   Useful english dictionary

  • retinogenic phenomenon —    Also known as idioretinal phenomenon and idioretinal sensation. The term retinogenic phenomenon is indebted to the Latin noun retina (little net) and the Greek noun genesis (creation, origin). It is used to denote a visual hallucination or… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Eigengrau —    Also known as Eigenlicht, light dust, light chaos, dark light, brain light, and idioretinal light. The term Eigengrau comes from the German eigen (one s own), and grau (gray), and translates loosely as intrinsic gray . The term was introduced… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hypnagogic hallucination —    Also known as hypnagogic imagery, hypnagogic reverie, hypnagogic illusion, hypnagogic visualization, presomnal sensation, predormital hallucination, anthypnic sensation, oneirogagic image, phantasma, vision of half sleep, and faces in the dark …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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