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Phosphenes

"Phosphenes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A subjective visual sensation with the eyes closed and in the absence of light. Phosphenes can be spontaneous, or induced by chemical, electrical, or mechanical (pressure) stimuli which cause the visual field to light up without optical inputs.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Phosphenes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Phosphenes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2009
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