rem
In radiation, Roentgen equivalent for man, a roentgen (an international unit of X- or gamma-radiation) adjusted for the atomic makeup of the human body. In ophthalmology, rapid eye movement.
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1. Acronym for rapid eye movements, under movement. 2. Acronym for reticular erythematous mucinosis. See R. syndrome.
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rapid eye movement; recent-event memory; reticular erythematous mucinosis; return electrode monitor; roentgen-equivalent-man

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rapid eye movement: describing a stage of sleep during which the muscles of the eyeballs are in constant motion behind the eyelids. People woken up during this stage of sleep generally report that they were dreaming at the time.

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rapid eye movements (see also under sleep); reticular erythematous mucinosis.

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  • rem — rem …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Rem — oder rem ist die Abkürzung für: Rapid Eye Movement, eine Schlafphase, die unter anderem durch Augenbewegungen und lebhaftes Träumen gekennzeichnet ist Randelementmethode, ein mit der Finite Elemente Methode verwandtes numerisches… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • REM — oder rem ist die Abkürzung für: Rapid Eye Movement, eine Schlafphase, die unter anderem durch Augenbewegungen und lebhaftes Träumen gekennzeichnet ist, siehe REM Schlaf Randelementmethode, ein mit der Finite Elemente Methode verwandtes… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • REM — or Rem may refer to:*R.E.M., an American rock band * R.E.M. (EP), an EP by Green *Rém, a village in Hungary *REM sleep, a normal stage of sleep characterized by rapid movements of the eyes *REM Island, home of 1964 pirate stations Radio and TV… …   Wikipedia

  • rem — REM, remi, s.m. (fiz.) Unitate de măsură a dozelor de radiaţie raportate la efectul lor biologic (egală cu doza primită de un anumit ţesut iradiat astfel încât doza absorbită să fie de un rad). – Din engl., fr. rem. Trimis de IoanSoleriu,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Rem — или Rem: REM  Rapid Eye Movement  Фаза быстрого сна R.E.M.  американская рок группа REM  Röntgen equivalent man  Биологический эквивалент рентгена (БЭР)  внесистемная единица измерения эквивалентной дозы REM … …   Википедия

  • rem — /rem/, n. Nucleonics. the quantity of ionizing radiation whose biological effect is equal to that produced by one roentgen of x rays. [1945 50; r(oentgen) e(quivalent in) m(an)] * * * ▪ unit of measurement       unit of radiation dosage (such as… …   Universalium

  • REM — /rem/, n. See rapid eye movement. [1955 60] * * * ▪ unit of measurement       unit of radiation dosage (such as from X rays) applied to humans. Derived from the phrase roentgen equivalent man, the rem is now defined as the dosage in rads that… …   Universalium

  • rem — [ rɛm ] n. m. • 1952; acronyme de l angl. Röntgen Equivalent Man « équivalent homme de Röntgen » ♦ Métrol. Ancienne unité de mesure de dose de radiation absorbée par un organisme vivant, égale à 10 2 sievert (symb. rem). ⊗ HOM. Rhème. ● rem nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • rem. — «rehm», noun, plural rem or rems. a unit for measuring absorbed doses of radiation, equivalent to one roentgen of X rays or gamma rays. ╂[< r(oentgen) e(quivalent) m(an)] REM «rehm», noun. = rapid eye …   Useful english dictionary

  • rem- Ⅰ — *rem germ., Verb: nhd. stützen, ruhen; ne. prop (Verb); Hinweis: s. *remb , *remi ; Etymologie: idg. *rem , *remə , Verb, ruhen, stützen, sich stützen, Pokorny 864; Literatur …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

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