palinopsia

palinopia (ˌpælɪˈnəʊpɪə)

noun

a visual disorder in which the patient perceives a prolonged afterimage

Nearby words

  1. pectiniform,
  2. pectinogen,
  3. pectinose,
  4. pectize,
  5. pectolite,
  6. pectoral cross,
  7. pectoral fin,
  8. pectoral girdle,
  9. pectoral muscle,
  10. pectoral nerve

Word Origin for palinopsia

from Greek palin again + ōps eye

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Medicine definitions for palinopsia

palinopsia

[păl′ə-nŏpsē-ə]

n.

Abnormally recurring visual imagery.

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