phantom corpuscle n.
[fan-tuh m] /ˈfæn təm/ noun 1. an apparition or specter. 2. an appearance or illusion without material substance, as a dream image, mirage, or optical illusion. 3. a person or thing of merely illusory power, status, efficacy, etc.: the phantom of fear. 4. an illustration, part of which is given a transparent effect so as […]
noun, Pathology. 1. a phenomenon characterized by the experience of pain, discomfort, or other sensation in the area of a missing limb or other body part, as a breast. phantom limb pain n. Pain or discomfort felt by an amputee in the area of the missing limb.
- Phantom load
noun See energy vampire
- Phantom pregnancy
noun 1. the occurrence of signs of pregnancy, such as enlarged abdomen and absence of menstruation, when no embryo is present, due to hormonal imbalance Also called false pregnancy, pseudopregnancy Technical name pseudocyesis