hallucinosis

noun
hal·​lu·​ci·​no·​sis | \ hə-ˌlü-sə-ˈnō-səs How to pronounce hallucinosis (audio) \

Definition of hallucinosis

: a pathological mental state characterized by hallucinations

First Known Use of hallucinosis

1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hallucinosis

New Latin

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hallucinosis

noun
hal·​lu·​ci·​no·​sis | \ hə-ˌlüs-ᵊn-ˈō-səs How to pronounce hallucinosis (audio) \
plural hallucinoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce hallucinoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of hallucinosis

: a pathological mental state characterized by hallucinations

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