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comatose

 [ko´mah-tōs]
pertaining to or affected with coma.

co·ma·tose

(kō'mă-tōs), Avoid the illegitimate form comatosed.
In a state of coma.

comatose

(kō′mə-tōs′, kŏm′ə-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or affected with coma; unconscious.
2. Marked by lethargy; torpid.

co′ma·tose′ly adv.

comatose

adjective
(1) Referring to a state of unresponsiveness, even to painful stimuli.
(2) In a coma; not conscious.

comatose

Neurology adjective Referring to a state in which an individual is unresponsive even to painful stimuli; not conscious Cf Semicomatose 2. In a coma

co·ma·tose

(kō'mă-tōs)
In a state of coma.

comatose

In, or resembling, a state of coma.

co·ma·tose

(kō'mă-tōs) Avoid the illegitimate form comatosed.
In a state of coma.
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