1. That which is perceived; the complete mental image, formed by the process of perception, of an object or idea. 2. In clinical psychology, a single unit of perceptual report, such as one of the responses to an inkblot in the Rorschach test. [L. perceptum, a thing perceived]

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per·cept 'pər-.sept n an impression of an object obtained by use of the senses: SENSE-DATUM

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per·cept (purґsept) 1. something perceived. 2. the mental image of an object in space perceived by the senses.

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