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View in Spanish: Parasomnia

Parasomnia (PAYR-uh-SOM-nee-ah)
An abnormal disruption of sleep, such as sleep walking, sleep talking, nightmares, bedwetting, sleep apnea (problems with breathing that cause loud snoring), or nighttime seizures.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.