Medical Dictionary

apparent motion


Medical Definition of APPARENT MOTION

:  an optical illusion in which stationary objects viewed in quick succession or in relation to moving objects appear to be in motion—called also apparent movement; see phi phenomenon


July 07, 2015
hoosegow Hear it
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears