negative afterimage

noun

Medical Definition of negative afterimage

: a visual afterimage in which light portions of the original sensation are replaced by dark portions and dark portions are replaced by light portions — compare positive afterimage

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“Negative afterimage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/negative%20afterimage. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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