(Somnolence Syndrome) Feeling extremely tired, drowsy and irritable. Can be a side effect of a long course of radiotherapy to the brain. May last for some weeks after treatment has finished.
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Somnolence: Sleepiness, the state of feeling drowsy, ready to fall asleep. A person experiencing somnolence is somnolent and is acting somnolently. Somnolence, somnolent, and somnolently go back to the Latin 'somnus' meaning (please don't yawn) 'sleep.'
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<neurology> Sleepiness, also unnatural drowsiness. ... Origin: L. Somnolentia = sleepiness ... (04 Mar 1998) ...
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(som´nә-lәns) drowsiness or sleepiness, particularly in excess.
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• (n.) Alt. of Somnolency
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(from the article `sleep`) ...cerveau isolé preparation, an animal in which a surgical incision high in the midbrain has separated the cerebral hemispheres from sensory input, ...
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(L. somnolentia sleepiness) sleepiness; also unnatural drowsiness.
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somnolence, somnolentia, somnolency An unnatural inclination to sleep; sleepiness, drowsiness.
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Somnolence (or "drowsiness") is a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep, or sleeping for unusually long periods (cf. hypersomnia). It has two distinct meanings, referring both to the usual state preceding falling asleep , and the chronic condition referring to being in that state independe...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: som′nō-lĕns, -len-sē Definitions: 1. An inclination to sleep. 2. A condition of obtusion. Synonyms: sleepiness
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1) Drowsiness 2) Sleepiness 3) Temporary state
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