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Aristotle anomaly

Pronunciation: ar′is-tot-ĕl

Definition: when a small object is held between the first and second fingers crossed in such a way that it touches or presses on skin surfaces that ordinarily are not pressed on simultaneously by a single object, it is perceived falsely as two objects.

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