benign stupor

(redirected from depressive stupor)

be·nign stu·por

a stuporous syndrome from which recovery is the rule, as opposed to malignant stupor.
Synonym(s): depressive stupor
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benign stupor

A term of uncertain utility for:
(1) Drowsiness. 
(2) Semiconciousness, a stuporous state from which arousal is the rule.
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