supraliminal

adjective su·pra·lim·i·nal \ 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 and Etymology of supraliminal

supra- + Latin limin-, limen threshold


Medical Dictionary

supraliminal

adjective su·pra·lim·i·nal \ ˌsü-prə-ˈlim-ən-ᵊl, -ˌprä- \

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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