paradoxical sleep


Examples of paradoxical sleep in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This irony was not lost on scientists, which is why this phase is referred to as paradoxical sleep. Aliza Kelly, Allure, 16 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of paradoxical sleep was in 1964

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“Paradoxical sleep.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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paradoxical sleep

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