[ huh-loo-suh-noh-sis ]
/ həˌlu səˈnoʊ sɪs /

noun Psychiatry.

a mental state characterized by repeated hallucinations.


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Origin of hallucinosis

First recorded in 1900–05; hallucin(ation) + -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for hallucinosis

/ (həˌluːsɪˈnəʊsɪs) /


psychiatry a mental disorder the symptom of which is hallucinations, commonly associated with the ingestion of alcohol or other drugs
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Medical definitions for hallucinosis

[ hə-lōō′sə-nōsĭs ]


An abnormal condition or a mental state that is characterized by hallucination.
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