Word! REM

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Word! REM

REM

(En español: Movimientos oculares rápidos (REM por su sigla en inglés))

Say: r e m

This is short for rapid eye movement, the stage of sleep when your eyes move back and forth under your closed eyelids and you have dreams. G'night!

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