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Related to sleep latency: MSLT
sleep latencyThe length of time it takes from lying down for the night until sleep onset.
sleep latencySleep disorders The time period from lights out/bedtime to sleep onset
The amount of time between reclining in bed and the onset of sleep.
See also: latency
The amount of time that it takes to fall asleep. Sleep latency is measured in minutes and is important in diagnosing depression.
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