NREM

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either a direct acronym, or the prefixation of N (representing non-) to REM (rapid eye movement).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

NREM (uncountable)

  1. Acronym of non-rapid eye movement.

Usage notes[edit]

  • NREM is usually used attributively before sleep to refer to sleep stages 1–3 (previously 1–4), but can be used alone for the same denotation.

Antonyms[edit]

External links[edit]