pseudochromesthesia

pseudochromesthesia
An anomaly in which each vowel in the printed word is seen as colored. SEE ALSO: photism, color hearing. [pseudo- + G. chroma, color, + aisthesis, sensation]

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pseu·do·chrom·es·the·sia or chiefly Brit pseu·do·chrom·aes·the·sia -.krō-mes-'thē-zh(ē-)ə n association of sounds with certain colors specif the production of a colored visual sensation in response to certain sounds

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pseu·do·chrom·es·the·sia (soo″do-krōm″es-theґzhə) [pseudo- + chrom- + esthesia] a synesthesia in which certain sounds induce sensations of color.

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  • pseudochromesthesia — pseu·do·chromesthesia …   English syllables

  • pseudochromesthesia — |sü(ˌ)dō+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from pseud + chromesthesia : association of sounds with certain colors; specifically : the production of a colored visual sensation in response to certain sounds …   Useful english dictionary

  • hearing — The ability to perceive sound; the sensation of sound as opposed to vibration. SYN: audition. color h. a subjective perception of color produced by certain sounds. SEE ALSO: pseudochromesthesia. SYN …   Medical dictionary

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