somatic death


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Related to somatic death: Clinical death, molecular death

so·mat·ic death

, systemic death
death of the entire body, as distinguished from local death.
A condition in which a body irreversibly loses its sentient personality, is unconscious, and is unaware of or unable to communicate with its environment, appreciate sensory stimuli or initiate voluntary activity. Reflex activity is intact, as is cardiorespiratory function

so·mat·ic death

, systemic death (sō-mat'ik deth, sis-tem'ik)
Death of the entire body, as distinguished from local death.
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