chromesthesia

noun
chrom·​es·​the·​sia
variants: or chiefly British chromaesthesia \ ˌkrō-​mes-​ˈthē-​zh(ē-​)ə How to pronounce chromesthesia (audio) \

Medical Definition of chromesthesia

: synesthesia in which color is perceived in response to stimuli (as words or numbers) that contain no element of color

called also chromatism, color hearing

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“Chromesthesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chromesthesia. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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