A perception that occurs when a sensory stimulus is present but is incorrectly perceived and misinterpreted, such as hearing the wind as someone crying. Everyone may occasionally experience an illusion. However, illusions are extraordinarily common in people suffering from schizophrenia.
Relating to medicine or a physician. Iatric systems are medical systems. From the Greek iatrikos (medical), from iatros (physician), from iasthai (to heal).
Having a lack of faith in doctors.
Prefix relating to a physician or medicine. An iatrogenic illness is one inadvertently caused by a physician. From the Greek word “iatros” meaning physician (healer).
Overlapping like shingles or tiles on a roof. The scales on a snake are imbricate. From the Latin imbricatus, covered with tiles.
Brand name for sumatriptan, a triptan drug for the treatment of migraine.