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n. pl. nar·co·lep·sies
A disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable, though often brief, attacks of deep sleep, sometimes accompanied by paralysis and hallucinations.
nar′co·lep′tic (-lĕp′tĭk) adj.
(Medicine) pathol a rare condition characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep
nar•co•lep•sy(ˈnɑr kəˌlɛp si)
a disorder characterized by frequent and uncontrollable attacks of deep sleep.
nar`co•lep′tic, adj., n.
Pathology. a condition characterized by frequent and uncontrollable lapses into deep sleep. — narcoleptic, adj. — narcolept, n.See also: Sleep
a condition characterized by an uncontrollable desire for sleep or sudden onsets of sleep. — narcoleptic, adj.See also: Disease and Illness