rapid eye movements


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rap·id eye move·ments (REM),

symmetric quick scanning movements of the eyes occurring many times during sleep in clusters for 5-60 minutes; associated with dreaming.

rap·id eye move·ments

(REM) (rap'id ī mūv'mĕnts)
Symmetric quick scanning movements of the eyes occurring many times during sleep in clusters for 5-60 minutes; associated with dreaming.
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