aftersensation

[ af-ter-sen-sey-shuh n, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tər sɛnˌseɪ ʃən, ˈɑf- /

noun Psychology.

an afterimage.

Origin of aftersensation

First recorded in 1865–70; after + sensation
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British Dictionary definitions for aftersensation

aftersensation

/ (ˈɑːftəsɛnˌseɪʃən) /

noun

another word for afterimage

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Medicine definitions for aftersensation

aftersensation

[ ăf′tər-sĕn-sāshən ]

n.

A sensory impression, such as an afterimage or aftertaste, that persists after the stimulus has ceased.afterimpression

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