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  • adj. Of or relating to hypersomnia—excessive sleepiness.


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  • Despite the common misconception, most narcoleptic patients are not truly “hypersomniac”—that is, the amount of sleep they get each twenty-four-hour period is actually normal or nearly normal, and their sleep is not unusually deep.

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  • Enlargement of E showing the presence in the SLD of a large number of Fos Activated GABAergic neurons in the vlPAG / DpMe region after paradoxical sleep deprivation and hypersomnia (Fos immunohistochemistry combined with GAD67 mRNA Number of GABAergic activated neurons in Control, Paradoxical sleep deprived or hypersomniac rats.

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