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persisting after sleep; applied to hallucinations occurring on awakening.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Denoting the occurrence of visions or dreams during the drowsy state following sleep.
[hypno- + G. pompē, procession]
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Of or relating to the partially conscious state that precedes complete awakening from sleep.
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hypnopompicadjective Referring to the state immediately before awakening.
Hallucinatory phenomena may occur during the hypnopompic state, which have no pathological significance.
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hypnopompicPertaining to the period during which a person is waking up from sleep. Of images, dreams or hallucinations occurring during this period.
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