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hypnogenesis

[hip-nuh-jen-uh-sis]
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noun
  1. induction of the hypnotic state.

Origin of hypnogenesis

First recorded in 1885–90; hypno- + -genesis
Related formshyp·no·ge·net·ic [hip-noh-juh-net-ik] /ˌhɪp noʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hypnogenesis

hypnogenesis

noun
  1. psychol the induction of sleep or hypnosis
Derived Formshypnogenetic (ˌhɪpnəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjectivehypnogenetically, adverb
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hypnogenesis in Medicine

hypnogenesis

([object Object])
n.
  1. The process of inducing or entering sleep or a hypnotic state.
Related formshyp′no•genic adj.
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