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entopic

 [en-top´ik]
occurring in the proper place.

en·top·ic

(en-top'ik),
Placed within; occurring or situated in the normal place; opposed to ectopic.
[G. en, within, + topos, place]

en·top·ic

(en-top'ik)
Placed within; occurring or situated in the normal place; opposed to ectopic.
[G. en, within, + topos, place]
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Waldman uses the rare word "entopic" to describe a "one thousand four hundred cubic centimeter brain" that hosts the "gestation of pliant harmonics." Entopic evokes the Greek entopos (in a place) and entoptik (vision from within).
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When studying visual hallucinations, some researchers (Abbot et al., 2007) distinguish between true hallucinations and those that are caused by entopic phenomena and visual inference.