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Pronunciation: si'ko-kro'mes-the'ze-a

Definition: A form of synesthesia in which a certain stimulus to one of the special organs of sense produces the mental image of a color.

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

See Also: photism, color taste, pseudogeusesthesia

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