rapid eye movement


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rapid eye movement

n.
REM.

rapid eye movement

Abbreviation: REM
Cyclic movement of the closed eyes observed or recorded during sleep.
See also: movement
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Mahowald, "Rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder: a treatable parasomnia affecting older adults," JAMA, vol.
In general, cats experience two phases of sleep: slow-wave sleep and fast-wave sleep, also called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep.
Comparing the sleep polygraph recordings, the doctors found no difference in the duration of sleep, but there were differences in the structure of their sleep (amount of rapid eye movement sleep, sleep patterns, etc.).
Symptoms have included seizures, vomiting, jitteriness, and rapid eye movement, according to the FDA.
The court held that summary judgment was precluded by a genuine issue of material fact as to whether the accommodation requested by the counselor who had vision problems, to refrain from coverage of courtooms which required rapid eye movement, was reasonable and whether the state's denial was unreasonable.
They are the architecture of rapid eye movement. One can't see them slowly.
Maquet was part of a team that compared brain activity in people who were learning a new task with brain activity during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep.
The first case above is an example of rapid eye movement behavior disorder, which may be a sign of neurological disease.
There are two types of sleep: so-called rapid eye movement sleep and non-REM sleep, the usual cause of dreams.
It can also interfere with rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, the stage when people dream.
Background: Rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder (RBD) and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are the most common sleep disorders in Parkinson's disease (PD).

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