REMS period | definition of REMS period by Medical dictionary
REMS period Sleep disorders The REMS portion of a NREMS-REMS cycle; early in the night it may be as short as 30 secs, but in later cycles > 1 hr. See REM sleep, Sleep stage REM.
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