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Related to entoptic: entropic, expectoration, Phosphenes

entoptic

 [en-top´tik]
originating within the eye.

en·top·tic

(en-top'tik),
Within the eyeball. Often used to describe visual phenomena generated by mechanical or electrical stimulations of the retina.
[ento- + G. optikos, relating to vision]

entoptic

/en·top·tic/ (en-top´tik) originating within the eye.

en·top·tic

(en-top'tik)
Within the eyeball. Often used to describe visual phenomena generated by mechanical or electrical stimulations of the retina.
[ento- + G. optikos, relating to vision]

entoptic

originating within the eye.
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It is an entoptic phenomenon, meaning that its source lies within the eye or visual system itself.
Perception of phosphenes should not be confused with visual hallucinations, "flashbacks," and hallucinogen persisting perception disorder while entoptic phenomena can be part of them.
Investigation of the source of the blue field entoptic phenomenon.
Pearson might have mentioned the problems presented for his thesis by the Australian case, where entoptic imagery abounds in rock-art, but trance and ASC-related shamanism is rarely observed in the ethnographic record.
Dowson, "The Signs of All Times: Entoptic Phenomena and Upper Paleolithic Art," Current Anthropology 29 (1988):201-45.
eidetic imagery, entoptic phenomena, hallucination, synesthesia), psi experiences (e.
Additionally, some authorities have included the presence of more basic hallucinations, such as spots, flashes of light and patterns, which are not attributable to entoptic phenomena.
The healthy individual may sometimes notice physiological entoptic phenomena, particularly peripheral flashes when viewing in very low illumination.
The two entoptic phenomena strongly associated with the macular pigment are Haidinger's brushes and Maxwell's spot, both of which are only seen under highly specific experimental conditions.
They can be particularly troublesome to elderly people, especially where the pupils are small, because the entoptic image, which may be moving, is superimposed on the real image.
Rock art or Rorschach: Is there more to entoptics than meets the eye?