night terrors

night terrors
A disorder occurring in children, in which the child awakes screaming with fright, the distress persisting for a time during a state of semiconsciousness. SYN: pavor nocturnus, sleep terror.

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sleep terrors pavor nocturnus.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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