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Kleine-Levin syndrome

[klahyn-luh-vin] /ˈklaɪn ləˈvɪn/
noun, Pathology
prolonged episodes of excessive sleepiness often accompanied by overeating, hallucinations, and electroencephalogram changes, usually beginning in adolescence.
Origin of Kleine-Levin syndrome
after German psychologist Willi Kleine (flourished 1925) and U.S. psychologist Max Levin (born 1901), who independently described it in the 1920s Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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