positive afterimage

noun

: a visual afterimage that retains the same light, dark, and color relationships as those appearing in the original image compare negative afterimage

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“Positive afterimage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/positive%20afterimage. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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