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NREM sleep

[ en-rem ]
/ ˈɛnˌrɛm /
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noun

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Origin of NREM sleep

1960–65; n(on-)r(apid)e(ye)m(ovement)

Words nearby NREM sleep

nr., NRA, NRAB, NRC, NREM, NREM sleep, NRI, NRL, NRMA, NRN, nRNA
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Scientific definitions for NREM sleep

NREM sleep
[ ĕnrĕm′ ]

See non-REM sleep.
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