hallucination

(hә-loo″sĭ-na´shәn) a sensory impression (sight, touch, sound, smell, or taste) that has no basis in external stimulation. Hallucinations can have psychologic causes, as in mental illness, or they can result from drugs, alcohol, organic illnesses, such as brain tumor or senility, or exhausti...
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hallucination

(L. hallucinatio; Gr. alyein to wander in the mind) a sense perception without a source in the external world; a perception of an external stimulus object in the absence of such an object.
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Hallucination

(Lat. hallucinatio, from hallucinari, to wander in mind) A non-veridical or delusive perception of a sense object occurring when no object is in fact present to the organs of sense. See Delusion, Illusion. -- L.W.
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hallucination

[n] - illusory perception 2. [n] - an object perceived during a hallucinatory episode
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Hallucination

• (n.) The act of hallucinating; a wandering of the mind; error; mistake; a blunder. • (n.) The perception of objects which have no reality, or of sensations which have no corresponding external cause, arising from disorder or the nervous system, as in delirium tremens; delusion.
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hallucination

<symptom> A false perception occurring without any true sensory stimulus. ... Origin: L. Hallucinatio, Gr. Alyein = to wander in the mind ... (29 Sep 1997) ...
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Hallucination

[short story] Hallucination is a science fiction short story by Isaac Asimov. It first appeared in Boys` Life in 1985, and was collected in Gold. Its storyline is similar to that of his novel Nemesis. ==Plot summary== Hallucination takes place at a time in the future although the exact date or era is not specific. The action takes place on ...
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Hallucination

Hal·lu`ci·na'tion (-nā'shŭn) noun [ Latin hallucinatio : confer French hallucination .] 1. The act of hallucinating; a wandering of the mind; error; mistake; a blunder. « This must have been the hallucination of the transcriber.» Addison.
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Hallucination

A deceptive sensory experience (involving seeing, hearing, tasting, feeling and smelling) that is not really happening.
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Hallucination

A hallucination is a perception in the absence of a stimulus that is believed to be genuine. As with delusions, caregivers must understand that hallucinations are behaviors caused by the disease and they these experiences are real and often very frightening for the person. The person with AD has lost their ability to reason and therefore, caregive...
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Hallucination

a perception that occurs when there is actually nothing there to cause it (such as hearing voices when there are none)
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hallucination

A persistent belief that something is seen, heard, or smelled, when nothing is really there. It is not based on fact, or even misinterpretation of fact. Visual hallucinations are more common in Alzheimer’s Disease.
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Hallucination

A sensory experience in which a person can see, hear, smell, taste or feel something that is not there.
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Hallucination

A sensory experience in which a person can see, hear, smell, taste or feel something that is not there.
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Hallucination

A sensory experience that does not correspond to physical reality. See also apparition.
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Hallucination

A sensory experience that does not correspond to physical reality. See also apparition.
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hallucination

A sight, sound, smell, taste, or touch that a person believes to be real but is not real. Hallucinations can be caused by nervous system disease, certain drugs, or mental disorders.
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Hallucination

An abnormal sensory experience that arises in the absence of a direct external stimulus, and which has the qualities of a normal percept and is experienced as real and usually in external space. Hallucinations may occur in any sensory modality.
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Hallucination

false sensory perception in the absence of a real external stimulus. It is perceived as being locate
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hallucination

hallucination, false perception characterized by a distortion of real sensory stimuli. Common types of hallucination are auditory, i.e., hearing voices or noises and visual, i.e., seeing people that are not actually present. Hallucinations play a prominent role in schizophrenia and in the mania stag...
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Hallucination

Hallucination: A profound distortion in a person's perception of reality, typically accompanied by a powerful sense of reality. An hallucination may be a sensory experience in which a person can see, hear, smell, taste, or feel something that is not there. The types of hallucinations include: An auditory hallucination is an hallucination involving ...
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Hallucination

Hallucinations are a sensory experience in which a person sees, hears, or feels something or someone that isn't really there.
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Hallucination

Hearing, seeing, smelling or feeling things which are not there. One of the symptoms of psychosis.
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hallucination

illusory perception
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hallucination

illusory perception
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