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hypnopompic

hypnopompic

adjective hyp·no·pom·pic \ˌhip-nə-ˈpäm-pik\

Definition of HYPNOPOMPIC

:  associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking <hypnopompic illusions>

Origin of HYPNOPOMPIC

hypn- + Greek pompē act of sending — more at pomp
First Known Use: circa 1901

hypnopompic

adjective hyp·no·pom·pic \-ˈpäm-pik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPNOPOMPIC

:  associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking <hypnopompic illusions>—compare hypnagogic

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