Dysphylaxia | definition of dysphylaxia by Medical dictionary
a sudden awakening from deep sleep or a condition marked by too early awakening.
dysphylaxia (dĭs-fī-lăk′sē-ă) [″ + phylaxis, protection]
Waking too early from sleep.
References in periodicals archive
Dyssomnia in children is expressed as difficulties in falling asleep (dyskoimesis) or in sleeping through the night as dysphylaxia
, pavor nocturnus and somnabulism.