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(of visual images) occurring or originating inside the eye.
- ‘‘The zig-zags and triangles are most unusual’, he tells British Archaeology, ‘and may relate to entoptic imagery generated by altered states of consciousness’.’
- ‘The phenomenon you describe is one of a family of such ‘visions’ termed entoptic phenomena.’
Late 19th century: from Greek entos within + optic.
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