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Related to hallucinosis: Organic Hallucinosis
a state characterized by hallucinations without other impairment of consciousness. adj. adj hallucinot´ic.
organic hallucinosis a term used in a former system of classification, denoting an organic mental syndrome characterized by hallucinations caused by a specific organic factor and not associated with clouding of consciousness (delirium), intellectual impairment (dementia), mood disturbance, or prominent delusions (organic delusional syndrome). Such disorders are now mainly classified as substance-induced psychotic disorders and psychotic disorders due to a general medical condition. See also substance-induced disorders.
A syndrome, usually of organic origin, characterized by more or less persistent hallucinations for example, alcoholic hallucinosis.
hallucinosis/hal·lu·ci·no·sis/ (hah-loo″sĭ-no´sis) a state characterized by the presence of hallucinations without other impairment of consciousness.hallucinot´ic
organic hallucinosis a term used in a former classification system, denoting an organic mental syndrome characterized by hallucinations caused by a specific organic factor and not associated with delirium.
An abnormal condition or mental state characterized by hallucination.
Etymology: L, alucinari + Gk, osis, condition
a pathological mental state in which awareness consists primarily or exclusively of hallucinations. A kind of hallucinosis is alcoholic hallucinosis.
A syndrome, usually of organic origin (e.g., alcoholic hallucinosis characterized by more or less persistent hallucinations), in which the patient perceives as real things that do not, in fact, exist.