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hypnagogic

 [hip″nah-goj´ik]
1. hypnotic (def. 1).
2. occurring just before sleep; applied to hallucinations occurring at sleep onset.

hyp·na·gog·ic

(hip-nă-goj'ik), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation hypnogogic.
Denoting a transitional state, related to the hypnoidal, preceding sleep; applied also to various hallucinations that may manifest themselves at that time. See: hypnoidal.
[hypno- + G. agōgos, leading]

hypnagogic

/hyp·na·gog·ic/ (hip″nah-goj´ik)
1. hypnotic (1, 2).
2. occurring just before sleep; applied to hallucinations occurring at sleep onset.

hypnagogic

also

hypnogogic

(hĭp′nə-gŏj′ĭk, -gō′jĭk)
adj.
1. Inducing sleep; soporific.
2. Of, relating to, or occurring in the state of intermediate consciousness preceding sleep: hypnagogic hallucinations.

hypnagogic

hypnagogic

Referring to the semiconscious state just before sleep. Hallucinatory phenomena may occur during the hypnagogic state which have no pathological significance.

hyp·na·gog·ic

(hip'nă-goj'ik)
Denoting a transitional state, related to the hypnoidal, preceding sleep; applied also to various hallucinations that may manifest themselves at that time.
See also: hypnoidal
[hypno- + G. agōgos, leading]

hypnagogic

1. Causing sleep.
2. Pertaining to the period during which a person is falling asleep. Of images, dreams or hallucinations occurring during this period.

hyp·na·gog·ic

(hip'nă-goj'ik)
Denoting a transitional state, related to the hypnoidal, preceding sleep; applied also to various hallucinations.
[hypno- + G. agōgos, leading]

hypnagogic

producing sleep.