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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.narcoleptic - a person who has narcolepsynarcoleptic - a person who has narcolepsy    
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
2.narcoleptic - a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleepnarcoleptic - a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep
hypnotic, soporific - a drug that induces sleep
Adj.1.narcoleptic - of or relating to narcolepsy


A. ADJnarcoléptico
B. Nnarcoléptico/a m/f


a. narcoléptico-a, rel. a la narcolepsia o que padece de ella.
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While it may be one of the most well-known sleep disorders, a true understanding of what it means to be narcoleptic is often not understood.
com)-- A new web series, "Super Narcoleptic Girl" (#SNG), announced today a live show and full screening of the 8-episode (28 min), SAG New Media web series in Chicago on February 5th, 2018 at 7:30pm at Annoyance Theater, 851 W.
Mazindol has been used off-label in narcolepsy since the 1970's, and it is our goal to make it available to all narcoleptic patients.
Among their research experiments include those that seek to "restore orexin signaling in the brains of narcoleptic mice and the new discovery of more histamine neurons in people with narcolepsy,'' according to Dr.
Henry David Thoreau (David Henry) was a narcoleptic and opened readers' eyes yet couldn't help closing his, and stepping through the mirror into the reverse forest of dream: a pair of indigo buntings land iridescent on a deer path unmarked even by gravel--flashes of indigo, spectral color, appear in the air before a wanderer's eyes-- and their tiny shining casts a spell upon attention.
To that end, we wanted to let you in on our own production process with a handful of deleted scenes from various stories in Issue 94, from a missing cover star to a possibly narcoleptic editor.
This clearly riled Sykes who This clearly riled Sykes who proceeded to do a Columbo at an proceeded to do a Columbo at an art opening that very evening, gathering gathering quotes from other folk in the fashion industry confirming similar incidents of Cara's narcoleptic bouts.
Vishal appears as the narcoleptic guy, whereas Lakshim Menon plays his love interest.
It's a pretty impressive article, framed around an FDA advisory committee meeting in May 2013, and covering the history of sleep drugs, the new science that went into su-vorexant, what it's like to breed narcoleptic dogs, and the futilities and frustrations of drug development.
He tested 39 narcoleptic children and their siblings aACAo their identical twin siblings in four cases aACAo who also received the vaccine but did not get narcolepsy.
In an age of excess Estuary snivelling and narcoleptic consonants on the airwaves, JAG - as he is known at the Beeb - made Wolverhampton Wanderers and Hamilton Academical sound like a poetry recital.
He takes the most bizarre team imaginable: Lilly, the surly alcoholic cluricaun; Danariel, the seraph who lives in a lightbulb; Flarp, the giant flying eyeball who can't control his excitement; Kiyoshi, the narcoleptic kappa with an extraordinary vocabulary; Snappel, the fiery wyvern plagued by hiccups; and Cornelius, the poisoned manticore.