Welcome to The Sleep Dictionary!
Every area of interest has their words, their language, used extensively by those who work in the field. Many of their words are in general use and may have a change in meaning when used in their field of interest. The changes may be subtle or dramatic, simple or convoluted, nuanced or obvious.
The listings here are an attempt to consolidate words used often by those who work in the field of Sleep Medicine. This list is neither comprehensive nor complete. It is in constant revision with changes and additions.