narcoleptic


narcoleptic
1. A sleep-inducing drug. 2. A person with narcolepsy.

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nar·co·lep·tic .när-kə-'lep-tik adj of, relating to, or affected with narcolepsy
narcoleptic n an individual who is subject to attacks of narcolepsy

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nar·co·lep·tic (nahr″ko-lepґtik) 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or producing narcolepsy. 2. an agent that produces narcolepsy. 3. a person with narcolepsy.

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