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hallucinosis

 [hah-lu″sĭ-no´sis]
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.

hal·lu·ci·no·sis

(ha-lū'si-nō'sis),
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.

hallucinosis

(hə-lo͞o′sə-nō′sĭs)
n.
An abnormal condition or mental state characterized by hallucination.

hallucinosis

[halo̅o̅′sinō′sis]
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.

hal·lu·ci·no·sis

(hă-lū'si-nō'sis)
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.

hallucinosis

An abnormal mental state featuring hallucinations.
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He had observed frequent involvement of the midbrain, which led to selecting the term peduncular hallucinosis.
Peduncular hallucinosis (PH), a special form of visual hallucination, is characterized by vivid, nonstereotypical-colored visual images of people, animals, plants, and scenes of brief duration that are nonthreatening to the patient.
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You don't have to give patients parkinsonism in order to block their hallucinosis," Dr.