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chromesthesia

Pronunciation: kro'mes-the'ze-a

Definition:

  1. The color sense.
  2. A condition in which nonvisual stimuli, such as taste or smell, cause the perception of color.

[G. chroma, color, + aisthesis, sensation]

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