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hypersomnia

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(hī″pĕr-som′nē-ă )

[hyper- + (in)somnia]

1. Excessive daytime sleepiness resulting from any cause, e.g., inadequate sleep hygiene, the use of intoxicating drugs, or obstructive sleep apnea.
2. Excessive daytime sleepiness lasting more than 1 hr every day for several months; the inability to feel refreshed after sleeping; excessively long periods of sleep (total sleep time of more than 10 hr a day); no evidence of cataplexy or narcolepsy.
SYN: SEE: idiopathic

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Hypersomnia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761719/all/hypersomnia.
Hypersomnia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761719/all/hypersomnia. Accessed July 18, 2019.
Hypersomnia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761719/all/hypersomnia
Hypersomnia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 18]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761719/all/hypersomnia.
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