cataphora

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cataphora

A term that has been retired from the working medical parlance, defined as a clouded or semicomatose mental state punctuated by periods of partial consciousness.

ca·taph·o·ra

(kă-taf'ŏr-ă)
Semicoma or somnolence interrupted by intervals of partial consciousness.
[G. a falling down]

cataphora

lethargy with intervals of imperfect waking.
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