total sleep time

The amount of actual sleep time in a sleep episode; equal to total sleep episode less awake time. Total sleep time is the total of all REM and non-REM sleep in a sleep episode.

Definition reprinted with permission from Culebras, Antonio Butterworth-Heinemann: Clinical Handbook of Sleep Disorders, 1e

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