hypnopompic

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

Definition of hypnopompic

  1. :  associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking <hypnopompic illusions>

Origin and Etymology of hypnopompic

hypn- + Greek pompē act of sending — more at pomp


First Known Use: circa 1901


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hypnopompic

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adjective hyp·no·pom·pic \-ˈpäm-pik\

Medical Definition of hypnopompic

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


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