synaesthesia

Definitions of synaesthesia
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n a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated

Synonyms:
synesthesia
Types:
chromaesthesia, chromesthesia
a form of synesthesia in which nonvisual stimulation results in the experience of color sensations
colored audition, colored hearing
a form of chromesthesia in which experiences of color accompany auditory stimuli
Type of:
aesthesis, esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression
an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

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