[ep-uh-fuh-nom-uh-nl-iz-uh m] /ˌɛp ə fəˈnɒm ə nlˌɪz əm/
the doctrine that consciousness is merely an epiphenomenon of physiological processes, and that it has no power to affect these processes.
the dualistic doctrine that consciousness is merely a by-product of physiological processes and has no power to affect them Compare interactionism, parallelism
[ep-uh-fuh-nom-uh-non, -nuh n] /ˌɛp ə fəˈnɒm əˌnɒn, -nən/ noun, plural epiphenomena [ep-uh-fuh-nom-uh-nuh] /ˌɛp ə fəˈnɒm ə nə/ (Show IPA), epiphenomenons. 1. Pathology. a secondary or additional symptom or complication arising during the course of a disease. 2. any secondary . /ˌɛpɪfɪˈnɒmɪnən/ noun (pl) -na (-nə) 1. a secondary or additional phenomenon; by-product 2. (pathol) an […]
[ep-uh-fleed-l] /ˌɛp əˈflid l/ adjective, Mycology. 1. growing on bark, as a lichen.
[ep-uh-foh-nee-muh] /ˌɛp ə foʊˈni mə/ noun, plural epiphonemas, epiphonemae [ep-uh-foh-nee-mee] /ˌɛp ə foʊˈni mi/ (Show IPA). Rhetoric. 1. a sentence that is an exclamation, a general or striking comment, or a succinct summary of what has previously been said.
[ih-pif-er-uh] /ɪˈpɪf ər ə/ noun 1. Pathology. an overflow of tears due to excessive secretion of the lacrimal glands or obstruction of the lacrimal ducts. 2. Rhetoric. (def 1). epiphora e·piph·o·ra (ĭ-pĭf’ər-ə) n. Watering of the eyes due to a blockage of the lacrimal ducts or the excessive secretion of tears.