hypnopompic


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hypnopompic

 [hip″no-pom´pik]
persisting after sleep; applied to hallucinations occurring on awakening.

hyp·no·pom·pic

(hip'nō-pom'pik),
Denoting the occurrence of visions or dreams during the drowsy state following sleep.
[hypno- + G. pompē, procession]

hypnopompic

(hĭp′nə-pŏm′pĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to the partially conscious state that precedes complete awakening from sleep.

hypnopompic

adjective Referring to the state immediately before awakening.
Hallucinatory phenomena may occur during the hypnopompic state, which have no pathological significance.

hypnopompic

Pertaining 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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