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A visual image that persists after the visual stimulus causing it has ceased to act. Also called photogene.
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(Physiology) a sustained or renewed sensation, esp visual, after the original stimulus has ceased. Also called: aftersensation or photogene
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af•ter•im•age(ˈæf tərˌɪm ɪdʒ, ˈɑf-)
a visual image that persists after the stimulus that caused it is no longer operative.
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|Noun||1.||afterimage - an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceased|
memory image - a mental image of something previously experienced
aftertaste - an afterimage of a taste
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n. impresión mantenida por la retina.
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