syn·es·the·sia also syn·aes·the·sia (sĭn′ĭs-thēzhə)
1. A condition in which one type of stimulation evokes the sensation of another, as when the hearing of a sound produces the visualization of a color.
2. A sensation felt in one part of the body as a result of stimulus applied to another, as in referred pain.
3. The description of one kind of sense impression by using words that normally describe another.
syn′es·thetic (-thĕtĭk) adj.
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