hypnogenic

adjective
hyp·​no·​gen·​ic | \ -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce hypnogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypnogenic

: producing or concerned with the production of sleep or a hypnotic state a hypnogenic site in the brain

Learn More about hypnogenic

Cite this Entry

“Hypnogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypnogenic. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

Comments on hypnogenic

What made you want to look up hypnogenic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!