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Definition of the noun acousma

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noun - plural: -

  1. illusory auditory perception of strange nonverbal sounds

Alternative definition of the noun acousma


  1. [pathology] Auditory hallucination


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Google previewA Dictionary of Hallucinations (2009)

by Jan Dirk Blom

Acousma. see Akoasm.

A type of subcortical dementia that occurs in over A Acquired Synaesthesia 50% of individuals suffering from late-stage Aids 5 References Acoasm Acoenesthesiopathy Acousma Acoustic Hallucination Acoustic ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acous -, acus-, acust-, acousto-, combining form meaning 'hearing': acoustic, acousma.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Psychology (2002)

by Raymond J. Corsini

acousma 1.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acousma /əkooz′′mə/ pl. acousmas, acousmata [Gk, akousma, something heard], a hallucinatory impression of strange sounds. acoustic /əkoos′tik/ [Gk, akouein, to hear], sound or hearing. Also acoustical. -acoustic, -acoustical, 1. suffixes ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

acousma /əkooz′′mə/ pl. acousmas, acousmata [Gk, akousma, something heard], a hallucinatory impression of strange sounds. acoustic /əkoos′tik/ [Gk, akouein, to hear], sound or hearing. Also acoustical. -acoustic, -acoustical, 1. suffixes ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

acousma tamnesia (a-kooz-ma-tam-ne'sl-ah) [G. akousma, something heard, + amnesia, forget- fulness ] A loss of memory for sounds acoustic (a-koos'tik) [G. akoustikos.] ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary (1922)

by William Alexander Newman Dorland

acousma (ak-oos'mah), pl. acous'mata [ Gr. &xoucrfia]. An auditory hallucination or imaginary sound. acouBmatagnpals ( ak-oos-mat-ag-no'sis) [Gr. 4xoiW|Ua hearing + a neg. + -rvwats recognition].

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary Elsevieron VitalSource (2011)

by Dorland

acousma. Ac•o•can•the•ra (ak00o-kan-the0re) [Gr. ako ̄ke ̄ a point, edge + anthe ̄ros blooming] a genus of plants of the family Apocynaceae, native to Africa. A. schim0peri (A.D.C.) Schwf. and other species yield the toxic glycoside ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acoasm see acousma. Acoela Invertebrate Zoology, an order of small (less than 2 mm), primitive marine ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Psychology (1991)

by Stuart Sutherland

acousma. A synonym for AKOASM. acoustic. Pertaining to sound waves. acoustic coding. Remembering an input (e.g. a spoken or written word) in terms of its sound, thought by some to be the basis of short-term ...

Google previewA Pocket Medical Dictionary (1911)

Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould

Acousma, ak-ooz'- mah. The hearing of imaginary sounds. Acousmatagnosis, ak-oos-mat-ag-no' -sis . Mind -deafness. Acousmatamnesia, ak-oos-mat-am-ne' -ze-ah. Inability to recall ...

Google previewCampbell's Psychiatric Dictionary (2009)

by Robert Jean Campbell

acousma See akoasm. acoustic nerve See auditory nerve. acoustic neuroma Vestibular schwannoma; neurofibromatosis (q.v.). acousticomotor epilepsy See reflex epilepsy. acousticophobia acquired immune deficiency ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

acousma, hallucination that strange sounds are heard). acoustic nerve (a-kO—O'S'Eik) N. See AUDITORY NERVE. acquired (e-kwtrd') ADJ. resulting from outside factors; not ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

acousma (a- kooz' -ma): An auditory hallucination in which one hears such nonverbal sounds as ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2013)

by Mosby

acousma pl. acousmas, acousmata , /9kooz'ma/ [Gk, akousma, something heard], a hallucinatory impression of strange sounds. acoustic /.;kfis'tik/ ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2016)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

acousma (ə koosmə) the hearing of imaginary sounds. acoustic (ə koostik) ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment and Treatment (2007)

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

acousma acoasm. acousticophobia A phobia of noise. acquiescence acquiescent responding. acquiescent responding Habitually agreeing with the semantic direction of questions,

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acousma An auditory hallucination in which indefinite sounds such as ringing or hissing are heard. Acoustic Relating to hearing or the perception of sound. Acousticophobia Fear of sounds.

Google previewBob's Dictionary of Big Words (2016)

by Robert Sungenis

acousma, n. the hearing of imaginary sounds; an auditory ...

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