supraliminal


su·pra·lim·i·nal

adjective \ˌsü-prə-ˈli-mə-nəl, -ˌprä-\

Definition of SUPRALIMINAL

1
:  existing above the threshold of consciousness
2
:  adequate to evoke a response or induce a sensation

Origin of SUPRALIMINAL

supra- + Latin limin-, limen threshold
First Known Use: 1892

su·pra·lim·i·nal

adjective \ˌsü-prə-ˈlim-ən-əl, -ˌprä-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUPRALIMINAL

1
: existing above the threshold of consciousness
2
: adequate to evoke a response or induce a sensation <a supraliminal stimulus>

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