paradoxical sleep


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Related to paradoxical sleep: NREM sleep, REM sleep, REM stage

paradoxical sleep

n.

paradoxical sleep

A term sometimes used as a synonym for rapid eye movement (REM) sleep. REM sleep is the preferred term.
See also: sleep
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On the other hand, paradoxical sleep is a potent blocker of epileptic seizures (DECLERCK, 1986; PELED, LAVIE, 1986; MALLOW, 1996; HELLIER; DUDEK, 1999; AVANZINI; PANZICA, 2000) or its deprivation reduces SWD incidence similar to WAG/Rij rats (PEETERS et al.
In fact, p re-paradoxical and paradoxical sleep did not change significantly.
III] of synchronized sleep and paradoxical sleep, which accounts for the fact that the total duration of the behavioral states in both normal and epileptic rats was statistically similar, despite the high fragmentation of the wakefulness-sleep cycle stages observed in the epileptic rats.
Glucocorticoids are not responsible for paradoxical sleep deprivation-induced memory impairments.
Correlations between paradoxical sleep and shuttle-box conditioning in rats.
Tegmentoreticular projections with special reference to the muscular atonia during paradoxical sleep in the cat: An HRP study.
State-specific neurons in the pontomedullary reticular formation with special reference to the postural atonia during paradoxical sleep in the cat.
All rats subjected to total or paradoxical sleep deprivation by the disk apparatus developed severe ulcerative and hyperkeratotic skin lesions localized to the plantar surfaces of their paws and to their tails.