rapid eye movement


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rapid eye movement

n.
REM.

rapid eye movement

See sleep.

rapid eye movement

Abbreviation: REM
Cyclic movement of the closed eyes observed or recorded during sleep.
See also: movement

rapid eye movement,

n recurring phase of sleep associated with dreaming, characterized by the rapid motion of the eyes beneath the eyelids. Also called
paradoxical sleep, rapid eye movement sleep, or
REM sleep.
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