zoopsia

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Etymology[edit]

From zoo- +‎ -opsia.

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Noun[edit]

zoopsia (usually uncountable, plural zoopsias)

  1. Visual hallucinations of animals.
    • 1986, Rod Jones, Julia Paradise:
      One of her most persistent hallucinations was a small brightly patterned snake moving across the floor in the periphery of her vision. Her zoöpsia was accompanied by a terror of real animals.

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