semiconsciousness


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semiconsciousness

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By means of instruments such as this, neurophysiologists can distinguish the minimalist criterion of permanent unconsciousness from intermittent consciousness or semiconsciousness.
It is claimed that this allows the patient to "escape" suffering, with brief lucid intervals punctuating the semiconsciousness in which he or she passes the better part of his or her final days.
There were half chances for McNamara at one end and Kevin Kyle at the other before the game burst into a state of semiconsciousness on the 25-minute mark.