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som·nil·o·quy

(som-nil'ŏ-kwē),
Talking under the influence of hypnotic suggestion.
Synonym(s): sleeptalking (2) , somniloquence (2) , somniloquism
[L. somnus, sleep, + loquor, to speak]

somniloquy

(sŏm-nĭl′ə-kwē)
n. pl. somnilo·quies
The act or habit of talking in one's sleep.

som·nil′o·quist n.
Talking during REM sleep, a motor breakthrough of dream speech, or talking during transitory arousals from non-REM sleep and other sleep stages; full consciousness is not achieved; no residual memory of the event

som·nil·o·quy

(som-nil'ŏ-kwē)
Talking under the influence of hypnotic suggestion.
Synonym(s): somniloquence (2) , somniloquism.
[L. somnus, sleep, + loquor, to speak]