NREM sleep

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NREM sleep

 (ĕn′rĕm′)
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Noun1.NREM sleep - a recurring sleep state during which rapid eye movements do not occur and dreaming does not occur; accounts for about 75% of normal sleep time
sleep, slumber - a natural and periodic state of rest during which consciousness of the world is suspended; "he didn't get enough sleep last night"; "calm as a child in dreamless slumber"
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ii) Non-rapid eye movement sleep (NREM): EEG continuous 50-150 [micro]V delta waves or trace alternant defined as 3-8 sec bursts of high amplitude slow waves separated by 4-10 sec low voltage mixed EEG, no eye movements or infrequent eye movements in EOG, low amplitude signals in EMG, predominantly regular rates on ECG, and predominantly regular respiration.
The first three stages of sleep are classed into non-rapid eye movement sleep and the final stage is classed as rapid eye movement (REM), where most healing and replenishment occurs.
More specifically, rocking increased the duration of stage N2 sleep, a form of non-rapid eye movement sleep that normally occupies about half of a good night's sleep.

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