agrypnocoma

agrypnocoma

[agrip′nōkō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, agrypnos, sleepless
a coma in which there is some degree of wakefulness. The condition may be manifested by extreme lethargy or drowsiness accompanied by delirium.

agrypnocoma

An obsolete term for drowsiness or extreme lethargy; it is not used in the working medical parlance.

agrypnocoma

(ă-grip″nŏ-kō′mă) [Gr. agrypnos, sleepless + coma]
Coma in which the person is partially awake as if in an extreme lethargic state. It may be associated with delirium and lack of sleep.
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