Definition of Narcoleptic

1. Noun. A person who has narcolepsy.




2. Adjective. Of or relating to narcolepsy.
Partainyms: Narcolepsy
Derivative terms: Narcolepsy

3. Noun. A soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep.
Generic synonyms: Hypnotic, Soporific

Definition of Narcoleptic

1. Noun. One who suffers from narcolepsy ¹

2. Adjective. Pertaining to narcolepsy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Narcoleptic

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Medical Definition of Narcoleptic

1. 1. A sleep inducing drug. 2. A person with narcolepsy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Narcoleptic

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narcoleptic (current term)
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narcomilitary
narcos
narcose

Literary usage of Narcoleptic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1902)
"=31.83 _ , 60X1,000 c.cm. of post-narcoleptic urine were necessary to kill one kilo of animal. October 6, 1901. narcoleptic condition between 10.50 AM and ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Medico-Psychological Association Annual Meeting by American Psychiatric Association (1899)
"These narcoleptic states are to be strictly differentiated from comatose and stuporous conditions, by the contracted pupil responding to light, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The narcoleptic habit is not an uncommon incident in the course of diabetes. Sleep attacks then of abnormal type are associated with these diseases, ..."

4. Epilepsy by William Aldren Turner (1907)
"Fere * considers that there is a narcoleptic epilepsy, distinguished by attacks of deep sleep, occurring as equivalents of fits. ..."

5. Alienist and Neurologist (1887)
"It would be of much medico-literary interest to know where Dickens saw the narcoleptic whom he described in Pickwick as the fat boy. ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1915)
"These narcoleptic attacks had continued since. The patient's appetite for food, especially meat and carbohydrates, had increased. ..."

7. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1915)
"These narcoleptic attacks had continued since. The patient's appetite for food, especially meat and carbohydrates, had increased. ..."

8. Adolescence: Its Psychology and Its Relations to Physiology, Anthropology by Granville Stanley Hall (1904)
"Sometimes a sense of fatigue, lassitude, and sleepiness, rarely narcoleptic, may supervene, and the time of ..."

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