hallucinosis

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

noun Psychiatry.

a mental state characterized by repeated hallucinations.

Nearby words

  1. hallucinate,
  2. hallucination,
  3. hallucinatory,
  4. hallucinogen,
  5. hallucinogenic,
  6. hallux,
  7. hallux dolorosus,
  8. hallux flexus,
  9. hallux rigidus,
  10. hallux valgus

Origin of hallucinosis

First recorded in 1900–05; hallucin(ation) + -osis

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British Dictionary definitions for hallucinosis

hallucinosis

/ (həˌluːsɪˈnəʊsɪs) /

noun

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

hallucinosis

[ hə-lōō′sə-nōsĭs ]

n.

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

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