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stupor

 [stoo´por]
1. partial or nearly complete unconsciousness.
2. a state of lethargy and immobility with diminished responsiveness to stimulation. adj., adj stu´porous.

stu·por

(stū'pŏr),
A state of impaired consciousness in which the patient shows a marked diminution in reactivity to environmental stimuli and can be aroused only by continual stimulation.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]

stupor

/stu·por/ (stoo´per) [L.]
1. a lowered level of consciousness.
2. in psychiatry, a disorder marked by reduced responsiveness.stu´porous

stupor

[st(y)o̅o̅′pər]
Etymology: L, stupere, to stun
a state of unresponsiveness in which a person seems unaware of the surroundings. The condition occurs in neurological and psychiatric disorders. The person may be totally or almost totally immobile and unresponsive, even to painful stimuli. Kinds of stupor are anergic stupor, benign stupor, and epileptic stupor. -stuperas, adj.

stu·por

(stū'pŏr)
A state of impaired consciousness in which the person shows a marked reduction in reactivity to environmental stimuli; only continual stimulation arouses the person.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]

stupor

A state of severely reduced consciousness, short of COMA, from which the affected person can be briefly aroused only by painful stimulation.

stupor

impaired consciousness

stupor,

n lethargic state of con-sciousness characterized by reduced response to stimulation.

stu·por

(stū'pŏr)
Impaired consciousness in which patient shows a marked diminution in reactivity to environmental stimuli and can be aroused only by continual stimulation.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]

stupor,

n the condition of being only partly conscious or sensible; also, a condition of insensibility.

stupor

partial or nearly complete unconsciousness; a state of lethargy and immobility with diminished responsiveness to stimulation.
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