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Noun: synesthesia  ,si-nis'thee-zhu
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: synaesthesia)
  1. A sensation that normally occurs in one sense modality occurs when another modality is stimulated
    - synaesthesia [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: synesthesias

Type of: aesthesis, esthesis [US], sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression

Encyclopedia: Synesthesia