REM


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REM

 (rĕm)
n.
The twitching movements of the eye muscles and other physiological changes that occur during REM sleep.

[r(apid) e(ye) m(ovement).]

rem

 (rĕm)
n.
1. The amount of ionizing radiation required to produce the same biological effect as one rad of high-penetration x-rays.
2. A unit for measuring absorbed doses of radiation, equivalent to one roentgen of x-rays or gamma rays.

[r(oentgen) e(quivalent in) m(an).]

REM

abbreviation for
(Physiology) rapid eye movement

REM

(rɛm) or

rem

n acronym for
(General Physics) roentgen equivalent man

rem

(rɛm)

n.
the quantity of ionizing radiation whose biological effect is equal to that produced by one roentgen of x-rays.
[1945–50; r(oentgen)e(quivalent in)m(an)]

REM

(rɛm)

n.
[1955–60]

REM

(rĕm)
Short for rapid eye movement. A stage of sleep characterized by twitching movements of the muscles of the eyes and face, faster heartbeat, and increased circulation to the brain. Dreaming takes place during REM sleep.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.REM - a recurring sleep state during which dreaming occurs; a state of rapidly shifting eye movements during sleep
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"
2.REM - (Roentgen Equivalent Man) the dosage of ionizing radiation that will cause the same amount of injury to human tissue as 1 roentgen of X-rays
radioactivity unit - a measure of radioactivity
Translations

REM

[rem] N ABBR
1. (Physiol) =rapid eye movementmovimiento m rápido del ojo
2. (Phys) =roentgen equivalent man

REM

[ˈrɛm] (=rapid eye movement)
nMOR m
modif
REM sleep → sommeil m paradoxal

REM

abbr of rapid eye movement; REM sleepREM-Phase f

rem

n (rad, ant) rem m (ant)

REM

abbr rapid eye movement. V. movement.
References in classic literature ?
Si una eademque res legatur duobus, alter rem, alter valorem rei, &c.
REM sleep, also known as paradoxical sleep, is the sleep state during which we have most of our dreams and is involved in the regulation of emotions and memory consolidation.
Then in 1962 Remington introduced the 7mm Rem. Mag., which was a step up in power above the .280 although it produced more recoil and burned more powder.
During REM sleep, which occurs at intervals during the night, the brain is as active as it is when awake.
The COA report said non-conversion of CTS to REM exposes the borrower's property ownership to risk; may result in delay and difficulty in redemption, foreclosure and disposal of properties; and non-recovery of Pag-IBIG Fund's investment in housing.
Nisha Aurora, M.D., from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, and colleagues examined the association between OSA during REM sleep and a composite cardiovascular end point over an average of 9.5 years of follow-up in participants of the Sleep Heart Health Study with and without prevalent cardiovascular disease.
Sleep state-dependent indices (i.e., NREM-AHI and REM-AHI) were also determined by dividing the number of events in NREM and REM sleep by the amount of NREM and REM time, respectively.
"We set out to discover which stages of sleep may be linked to dementia and while we did not find a link with deep sleep, we did with REM sleep."
The sleep cycle consists of two major stages: REM and non-REM.
Set-up rnd *K1, k2tog, k14, ssk, k1, pm; rep from * to end--126 sts rem. Dec rnd *K1, k2tog, knit to 3 sts before m, ssk, k1, sl m; rep from * to end of rnd--14 sts dec'd.