posthypnotic suggestion

/ (ˌpəʊsthɪpˈnɒtɪk) /

noun

a suggestion made to the subject while in a hypnotic trance, to be acted upon at some time after emerging from the trance

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Medical definitions for posthypnotic suggestion

posthypnotic suggestion

n.

A suggestion made to a hypnotized person that specifies an action to be performed after awakening, often in response to a cue.
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