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NREM stands for non rapid eye movement... its a dreamless sleep where breathing and heart rate are regular, the blood pressure is below normal and the sleeper is still. NREM sleep is divided into 4 stages of increasing depth leading to REM sleep.

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REM- Rapid eye movement, it is a relatively active type of sleep where most dreaming takes place nREM- non rapid eye movement, it is a deeper more restful kind of sleep

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National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians I assume you left off the last T.

or Non-Rapid Eye Movement... a stage of the sleep cycle ;)

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