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  • 1 Sleep disorder — Classification and external resources ICD 10 F51, G47 ICD 9 …

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  • 2 sleep — sleepful, adj. sleeplike, adj. /sleep/, v., slept, sleeping, n. v.i. 1. to take the rest afforded by a suspension of voluntary bodily functions and the natural suspension, complete or partial, of consciousness; cease being awake. 2. Bot. to… …

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  • 3 Sleep paralysis — A frightening form of paralysis that occurs when a person suddenly finds himself or herself unable to move for a few minutes, most often upon falling asleep or waking up. Sleep paralysis is due to an ill timed disconnection between the brain and… …

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  • 4 sleep — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. slumber, somnolence, nap, doze, drowse, rest, repose; coma; hypnosis. v. i. slumber, repose, doze, nap; be dead or dormant. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. slumber, doze, nap, rest, repose, sound sleep, deep… …

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  • 5 sleep paralysis — a terrifying inability to move or speak while remaining fully alert. It occurs in up to 60% of patients with narcolepsy and may occur in other conditions, such as severe anxiety …

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  • 6 Caffeine-induced sleep disorder — is a psychiatric disorder that results from overconsumption of the stimulant caffeine. The specific criteria for this disorder in the fourth axis of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders include that there must be a… …

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  • 7 Delayed sleep phase syndrome — Classification and external resources ICD 10 G47.2 ICD 9 327.31 …

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  • 8 Obstructive sleep apnea — Classification and external resources Obstructive sleep apnea ICD 10 G …

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  • 9 Free-running sleep — experiments can involve any organism which sleeps. Freerunning sleep is sleep which is not adjusted, entrained, to the 24 hour cycle in nature nor to any artificial cycle. Such experiments are used in the study of circadian and other rhythms in… …

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  • 10 insomnia — Inability to sleep, in the absence of external impediments, such as noise, a bright light, etc., during the period when sleep should normally occur; may vary in degree from restlessness or disturbed slumber to a curtailment of the normal length… …

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  • 11 insomnia — Inability to sleep; prolonged sleeplessness. United States v Ridgeway (CC Ga) 31 F 144, 147 …

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  • 12 Insomnia — This article is about the sleeping disorder. For other uses, see Insomnia (disambiguation). Insomnia Classification and external resources ICD 10 F51.0, G47.0 …

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  • 13 insomnia — insomnious, adj. /in som nee euh/, n. inability to obtain sufficient sleep, esp. when chronic; difficulty in falling or staying asleep; sleeplessness. [1685 95; < L, equiv. to insomn(is) sleepless (in IN 3 + somn(us) sleep + is adj. suffix) + ia… …

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  • 14 Beggars and Choosers (novel) — infobox Book | name = Beggars and Choosers title orig = translator = image caption = author = Nancy Kress illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = Sleepless series genre = Science fiction novel publisher =… …

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  • 15 cocaine — /koh kayn , koh kayn/, n. Pharm. a bitter, crystalline alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from coca leaves, used as a local anesthetic and also widely used as an illicit drug for its stimulant and euphorigenic properties. [1870 75; COCA + INE1] * * *… …

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  • 16 Mucopolysaccharidosis — MPS I redirects here. For zhuyin or bopomofo, a phonetic system for romanizing Chinese, also known as Mandarin Phonetic Symbols I, see Bopomofo. Mucopolysaccharidosis Classification and external resources ICD 10 E76 ICD 9 …

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  • 17 Morpheus (Marvel Comics) — Morpheus Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics Firs …

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  • 18 Somnolent — Sleepy or tending to cause sleep. Somnolent came from French. It descends from the Latin somnus meaning sleep. Also descended from somnus are somnambulism (sleepwalking) and insomnia (the inability to sleep.) * * * 1. Drowsy; sleepy; having an… …

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  • 19 drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …

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  • 20 Fatal familial insomnia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 32177 ICD10 = ICD10|A|81|9|a|80 ICD9 = ICD9|046.8 ICDO = OMIM = 600072 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D034062 Fatal familial insomnia (FFI) is a very rare autosomal… …

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