* * *a vivid dreamlike hallucination occurring at sleep onset.
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hypnagogic hallucination — Also known as hypnagogic imagery, hypnagogic reverie, hypnagogic illusion, hypnagogic visualization, presomnal sensation, predormital hallucination, anthypnic sensation, oneirogagic image, phantasma, vision of half sleep, and faces in the dark … Dictionary of Hallucinations
Hallucination — For other uses, see Hallucination (disambiguation). Hallucination Classification and external resources My eyes at the moment of the apparitions by August Natterer … Wikipedia
hallucination — hallucinational, hallucinative /heuh looh seuh nay tiv, neuh tiv/, adj. /heuh looh seuh nay sheuhn/, n. 1. a sensory experience of something that does not exist outside the mind, caused by various physical and mental disorders, or by reaction to… … Universalium
Hallucination, hypnagogic — A pre sleep dream. A hypnagogic hallucination is characteristically vivid and occurs as one is falling asleep or awakening … Medical dictionary
hypnagogic imagery — see hypnagogic hallucination … Dictionary of Hallucinations
hypnagogic visualization — see hypnagogic hallucination … Dictionary of Hallucinations
hypnagogic reverie — see hypnagogic hallucination … Dictionary of Hallucinations
hallucination — The apparent, often strong subjective perception of an object or event when no such stimulus or situation is present; may be visual, auditory, olfactory, gustatory, or … Medical dictionary
false hallucination — A term used to denote a*sensory deception that does not fulfil all the formal criteria of a hallucination proper (such as a *daydream, a * hypnagogic hallucination or a *physiological illusion). The term false hallucination was used by the… … Dictionary of Hallucinations
oneiroid hallucination — The term oneiroid hallucination is indebted to the Greek noun oneiros, which means dream. It also refers to the * Oneiroi, the gods of dreams featuring in Greek mythology. The term oneiroid hallucination translates loosely as dream like… … Dictionary of Hallucinations