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a visual image or other sense impression that persists after the stimulus that caused it is no longer operative.
a sustained or renewed sensation, esp visual, after the original stimulus has ceased Also called aftersensation, photogene

afterimage af·ter·im·age (āf’tər-ĭm’ĭj)
A visual image that persists after the visual stimulus causing it has ceased to act. Also called photogene.


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