percept

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noun per·cept \ˈpər-ˌsept\

Definition of percept

  1. :  an impression of an object obtained by use of the senses :  sense-datum

Origin and Etymology of percept

back-formation from perception


First Known Use: circa 1837


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percept

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noun per·cept \ˈpər-ˌsept\

Medical Definition of percept

  1. :  an impression of an object obtained by use of the senses :  sense-datum


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