photopsia

noun
pho·​top·​sia | \ fō-ˈtäp-sē-ə How to pronounce photopsia (audio) \

Medical Definition of photopsia

: the perception of light (as luminous rays or flashes) that is purely subjective and accompanies a pathological condition especially of the retina or brain

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“Photopsia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/photopsia. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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