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Related to paradoxical sleep: NREM sleep, REM sleep, REM stage
See REM sleep.
(Physiology) physiol sleep that appears to be deep but that is characterized by a brain wave pattern similar to that of wakefulness, rapid eye movements, and heavier breathing
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|Noun||1.||paradoxical sleep - a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep|