Hypnogenic Hyp`no*gen"ic, a. [Gr. ? sleep + root of ? to be born.] (Physiol.) Relating to the production of hypnotic sleep; as, the so-called hypnogenic pressure points, pressure upon which is said to cause an attack of hypnotic sleep. --De Watteville. [1913 Webster]

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  • hypnogenesis — [hip΄nō jen′ə sis] n. [ModL < HYPNO + GENESIS] the inducing of sleep or hypnosis hypnogenic [hip΄nōjen′ik] adj. hypnogenetic [hip΄nōjə net′ik] …   English World dictionary

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