near-death experience(redirected from Lazarus phenomenon)
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(Psychology) an experience, instances of which have been widely reported, in which a person near death is apparently outside his body and aware of it and the attendant circumstances as separate from him. Abbreviation: NDE
any experience involving a vision, as of the afterlife, reported by a resuscitated person.
(NDE) An occasion when the mind or soul leaves the physical body temporarily. Compare outofbody experience.