supraliminal

[soo-pruh-lim-uh-nl]
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Origin of supraliminal

First recorded in 1890–95; supra- + liminal
Related formssu·pra·lim·i·nal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for supraliminal

supraliminal

adjective
  1. of or relating to any stimulus that is above the threshold of sensory awarenessCompare subliminal
Derived Formssupraliminally, adverb
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supraliminal in Medicine

supraliminal

[sōō′prə-lĭmə-nəl]
adj.
  1. Being above the threshold of consciousness or of sensation. Used of stimuli.
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