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hyp·noid

 (hĭp′noid′) also hyp·noi·dal (hĭp-noid′l)
adj.
Of or resembling hypnosis or sleep.

hyp•noi•dal

(hɪpˈnɔɪd l)

also hyp′noid,



adj.
characterizing a state that resembles mild hypnosis but that is usu. induced by other than hypnotic means.
[1895–1900; hypn(osis) + -oid + -al1]
Translations

hyp·noi·dal

n. hipnoídico-a, rel. a una condición mental semi-inconsciente entre estar despierto y estar dormido.
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This hypnoidal state is characterized by synchronization between hemispheres and persisting alpha waves (Barolin, 1982).
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