NREM sleep

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NREM sleep

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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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They saw that the rocking motion caused entrainment of specific brain oscillations of non-rapid eye movement sleep.
A baseline polysomnography (PSG) (while still taking the duloxetine and mirtazapine he had been using over the prior year) from 9 pm to 6 am with a total sleep cycle of 528.5 minutes included 48.5 m (9.2%) wakefulness, 238.5 m (45.1%) Stage I non-rapid eye movement sleep (NREMS), 86.5 m (16.4%) Stage II NREMS, 21 m (4.0%) Stage III NREMS, and 134 m (25.4%) REMS.

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