somnifacient


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somnifacient

 [som″nĭ-fa´shent]
1. hypnotic (def. 1).
2. hypnotic (def. 2).
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so·po·rif·ic

(sō'pō-rif'ik),
1. Causing sleep. Synonym(s): somnifacient, somniferous, somnific, soporiferous
2. Synonym(s): hypnotic (2)
[L. sopor, deep sleep, + facio, to make]
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somnifacient

(sŏm′nə-fā′shənt)
adj.
Tending to produce sleep; hypnotic.

som′ni·fa′cient n.
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sop·o·rif·ic

(sop'ŏr-if'ik)
1. Causing sleep.
Synonym(s): somnifacient, somniferous.
2. An agent that produces sleep.
[L. sopor, deep sleep, + facio, to make]
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sop·o·rif·ic

(sop'ŏr-if'ik)
Causing sleep.
Synonym(s): somnifacient, somniferous.
[L. sopor, deep sleep, + facio, to make]
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