[ hahy-per-som-nee-uh ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈsɒm ni ə /
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a tendency to sleep excessively.
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Medical definitions for hypersomnia
[ hī′pər-sŏm′nē-ə ]
A condition in which one sleeps for an excessively long time but is normal in the waking intervals.
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