aftersensation


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af·ter·sen·sa·tion

 (ăf′tər-sĕn-sā′shən)
n.
A sensory impression, such as an aftertaste, that persists after the stimulus has ceased.
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aftersensation

(ˈɑːftəsɛnˌseɪʃən)
n
another word for afterimage
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Noun1.aftersensation - an image (usually a negative image) that persists after stimulation has ceasedaftersensation - 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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Similar findings were also found in a previous study comparing CPP/PBS patients to healthy controls [117]: women with CPP or PBS exhibited enhanced pain sensitivity with lower PPTs than pain-free participants; also, prolonged pain aftersensation was documented in CPP/PBS patients.