oneirophrenia


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o·nei·ro·phre·ni·a

(ō-nī-rō-frē'nē-ă),
A rarely used term for a state in which hallucinations occur, caused by such conditions as prolonged deprivation of sleep, sensory isolation, and a variety of drugs.
[G. oneiros, dream, + phrēn, mind]

o·nei·ro·phre·ni·a

(ō-nī'rō-frē'nē-ă)
A state in which hallucinations occur, caused by such conditions as prolonged deprivation of sleep, sensory isolation, and a variety of drugs.
[G. oneiros, dream, + phrēn, mind]
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