- ephialtes nocturnus
- The term ephialtes nocturnus comes from the Greek noun ephialtes (leaper, 'the one who jumps upon') and the Latin adjective nocturnus (nightly). It is used in the older literature as a synonym for " nightmare. The term ephialtes noctur-nus is usedinopposition to "ephialtes vigilantium (i.e. " daymare).ReferencesGood, J.M. (1823). The study of medicine. In four volumes. Boston, MA: Wells and Lilly.
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