metabolic coma


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met·a·bol·ic co·ma

coma resulting from diffuse failure of neuronal metabolism, caused by such abnormalities as intrinsic disorders of neuron or glial cell metabolism, or extracerebral disorders that produce intoxication or electrolyte imbalances.
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met·a·bol·ic co·ma

(met'ă-bol'ik kō'mă)
Coma resulting from diffuse failure of neuronal metabolism, caused by such abnormalities as intrinsic disorders of neuron or glial cell metabolism, or extracerebral disorders that produce intoxication or electrolyte imbalances.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012