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

Nearby words

  1. posthole,
  2. posthole digger,
  3. postholith,
  4. posthumous,
  5. posthypnotic,
  6. posthypoglycemic hyperglycemia,
  7. postical,
  8. postiche,
  9. posticous,
  10. postictal

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Medicine 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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