hypnogenic


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hypnogenic

(ˌhɪpnəˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
1. (Psychology) of or relating to the induction of sleep
2. (Psychology) of or relating to the induction of hypnosis
Translations
hypnogène
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Idiopathic paroxysmal dystonia can be subcategorized as kinesigenic, non-kinesigenic, hypnogenic, and the exercise-induced forms (3).
The active hypnogenic neurons for NREM sleep are thought to be located in two regions (5): (i) the region of the nucleus tractus solitarius (NTS) in the medulla, and (ii) the preoptic area of the hypothalamus and the basal forebrain area.
When you are drifting off to sleep or just waking up, you are in a hypnogenic state, between sleep and wakefulness.