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afterimage

[af-ter-im-ij, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˌɪm ɪdʒ, ˈɑf-/
noun, Psychology
1.
a visual image or other sense impression that persists after the stimulus that caused it is no longer operative.
Origin of afterimage
1875-1880
1875-80; translation of German Nachbild; see after, image
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afterimage

/ˈɑːftərˌɪmɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a sustained or renewed sensation, esp visual, after the original stimulus has ceased Also called aftersensation, photogene
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afterimage in Medicine

afterimage af·ter·im·age (āf'tər-ĭm'ĭj)
n.
A visual image that persists after the visual stimulus causing it has ceased to act. Also called photogene.

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