hypnopompic

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

Definition of hypnopompic

: associated with the semiconsciousness preceding waking
  • hypnopompic illusions

Origin and Etymology of hypnopompic

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


Medical Dictionary

hypnopompic

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

medical Definition of hypnopompic

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

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