dauerschlaf

[ dou-er-shlahf ]
/ ˈdaʊ ərˌʃlɑf /

noun

a form of therapy, now rarely used, that involves the use of drugs to induce long periods of deep sleep.

Nearby words

  1. daubry,
  2. daud,
  3. daudet,
  4. daudet, alphonse,
  5. daudet, léon,
  6. daugava,
  7. daugavpils,
  8. daughter,
  9. daughter cell,
  10. daughter cyst

Origin of dauerschlaf

< German, equivalent to dauer long lasting + Schlaf sleep

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