[ foh-tiz-uhm ]
/ ˈfoʊ tɪz əm /
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a form of synesthesia in which a visual sensation, as of color or form, is produced by the sense of touch, hearing, etc.
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Origin of photism
1890–95; <Greek phōtismós illumination, equivalent to phōt(ízein) to give light + -ismos-ism
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Medical definitions for photism
[ fō′tĭz′əm ]
The production of a sensation of light or color by a stimulus to another sense organ, such as that of hearing or touch.
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