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hypnapagogic in Medicine

hypnapagogic

(hĭp-năp′ə-gŏjĭk, -gōjĭk)
adj.
  1. Causing wakefulness; preventing sleep.
  2. Of or relating to a state similar to the hypnagogic through which the mind passes while coming out of sleep.
  3. Relating to the images or hallucinations sometimes perceived during this state.
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