hypnagogue


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hypnagogue

 [hip´nah-gog]
1. hypnotic (def. 1).
2. hypnotic (def. 2).

hypnagogue

/hyp·na·gogue/ (hip´nah-gog) hypnotic (1, 2).

hypnagogue

[hip′nəgog]
Etymology: Gk, hypnos + agogos, leading
an agent or substance that tends to induce sleep or the feeling of dreamy sleepiness, as occurs before falling asleep. See also hypnotic. hypnagogic, adj.

hyp·na·gogue

(hip'nă-gog)
An agent that induces sleep.
[hypno- + G. agōgos, leading]

hypnagogue

1. hypnotic; inducing sleep.
2. an agent that produces sleep.
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