PGO SPIKES

pontine-geniculo-occipital spikes: peaks, documented on an electroencephalogram, which take place while one is sleeping and are symptomatic of neural activity in the lateral geniculate nucleus, pons, and occipital cortex.

PGO SPIKES: "You can see several instances of PGO spikes on Michaela's chart throughout the night"
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PGO SPIKES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pgo-spikes/ (accessed April 18, 2021).
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