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aftersensation

[ af-ter-sen-sey-shuhn, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tər sɛnˌseɪ ʃən, ˈɑf- /
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noun Psychology.

an afterimage.

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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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical 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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