Definition of Aftersensation

1. Noun. An image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased.

Exact synonyms: Afterimage
Generic synonyms: Memory Image
Specialized synonyms: Aftertaste



Definition of Aftersensation

1. n. A sensation or sense impression following the removal of a stimulus producing a primary sensation, and reproducing the primary sensation in positive, negative, or complementary form. The aftersensation may be continuous with the primary sensation or follow it after an interval.

Medical Definition of Aftersensation

1. Subjective persistance of sensation after cessation of stimulus. Synonym: afterimpression. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aftersensation

afterparty
afterpeak
afterpeaks
afterperception
afterpiece
afterpieces
afterpotential
afterpotentials
afterpulse
afterpulses
afterpulsing
afters
afterschool
aftersee
afterseen
aftersensation (current term)
afterset
aftershaft
aftershafted
aftershafts
aftershave
aftershaves
aftershock
aftershocks
aftershow
afterslip
afterslips
aftersound
aftersun
aftertale

Literary usage of Aftersensation

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1. A Text-book of physiology by Isaac Ott (1904)
"The olfactory impression having been made, the secondary aftersensation often remains for a long time. This is particularly the case with strong, ..."

2. Atlas and Epitome of Otology by Gustav Brühl, Seth MacCuen Smith (1902)
"This is due to aftersensation in hyper- esthesia of the eighth nerve, or to an obstruction in the sound-conduction apparatus, ..."

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