neurypnology (nerˈ·p·näˑ·l·jē),

n an alternate, obsolete term from the nineteenth century used to describe the practice of mesmerism, which eventually evolved into hypnotism. See also mesmerism.
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Neurypnology, 1843), and so the term "hypnotism" entered science (cf.
Neurypnology or the rationale of nervous sleep considered in relation with animal magnetism.
Braid's neurypnology ("the doctrine of the influence of dominant ideas in controlling mental and physical action").