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Meaning of SYNESTHESIA

Pronunciation:  `sinis'theezhu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated
 

SYNESTHESIA is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: synaesthesia
 
 See Also: chromaesthesia, chromesthesia, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Synesthesia is a neurologic condition in which a stimulus to one sense triggers another; for instance, if a person tastes chocolate when she sees the color red, or if a person smells lilacs when he hears a dog bark, or if a person sees colors when he feels pain.
 

 

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