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[L. illusio, jeering, mockery] An inaccurate perception; a misinterpretation of sensory impressions, as opposed to a hallucination, which is a perception formed without an external stimulus. Vague stimuli are conducive to the production of illusions. If an illusion becomes fixed, it is said to be a delusion. SEE: delusion; SEE: hallucination illusional (il-oo′zhŏn-ăl), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Illusion." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729135/all/illusion.
Illusion. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729135/all/illusion. Accessed March 26, 2019.
Illusion. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729135/all/illusion
Illusion [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 26]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729135/all/illusion.
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