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REM

1
abbreviation for rapid eye movement

REM

, rem2
roentgen equivalent man

rem

[rem]
(nucleonics)
A unit of ionizing radiation, equal to the amount that produces the same damage to humans as 1 roentgen of high-voltage x-rays. Derived from roentgen equivalent man.

REM

On drawings, abbr. for “removable.”

REM

(programming)
(From "remark") The keyword used in BASIC to introduce a comment (which continues to the end of the line). MS-DOS probably borrowed it from BASIC. Might be used in the form "REM out" meaning to comment out.
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Possible mechanisms may include stress or anxiety, which may curtail REM sleep and increase the risk for dementia," he told Medical News Today.
On the 9 August 2016 REM announced that it had conditionally raised USD 15m through a loan note convertible into ordinary shares in the company.
REM export restrictions in China began in 2010, and REM-related activity has increased around the world, including the reopening of the Mountain Pass mine in California and Lynas Corp.
One consequence of a delayed onset of the first REM sleep would be less restful sleep," said Chris Idzikowski, director of the Edinburgh Sleep Centre.
There are two distinct neural systems which collaborate in the "paralysis" of normal REM sleep, one is mediated through the active inhibition by neurons in the nucleus reticularis magnocellularis in the medulla via the ventrolateral reticulospinal tract synapsing on the spinal motor neurons and the other system suppresses locomotor activity and is located in pontine region.
The REM team successfully completed two additional bores on the west side of Flotida.
Ultimately, the project aims to reestablish a viable REM industry in the US; develop REM mining, refining and processing skills, and rebuild and restructure the REM supply chain and infrastructure.
Sandyk et al's research paper on the relationship of REM, and more specifically REM sleep deprivation and magnetic fields appeared in the Intl J Neuroscience 1992 65(1-4) pp 61-8.
REM sleep has been objectively identified and quantified in many species including humans (1,9), cats (3,10), monkeys (11) and rats (12).
A DURING sleep, we usually pass through five phases of sleep: stages one, two, three, four and REM (Rapid Eye Movement) sleep.
THEY are used to playing arenas and stadiums but tonight there's the rare chance to see members of REM perform at a Birmingham venue that holds just a few hundred people.