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Relating to or marked by stupor.
Synonym(s): carotic


Relating to or marked by stupor.


(stū′por) [L., numbness]
A state of altered mental status (decreased responsiveness to one's environment) in which a person is arousable only with vigorous or unpleasant stimulation. stuporous, adjective

epileptic stupor

Postictal confusion or drowsiness that sometimes follows a seizure.


Relating to or marked by stupor.
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By the twentieth century, the right to drink had become a right to become stuporous and received partial (or complete) immunity for the consequences of one's acts.
343~ The stuporous Southern Wind Wafting the breaths of snakes entwined to sandal trees Is causing stupor in travellers In this season of spring.
Of the 15 patients, 13 (87%) became stuporous or comatose during the first 3 days of hospitalization (median 2 days).
I know of a case in which after a (normal) computed tomography brain scan in a stuporous patient, the correct diagnosis of diabetes was eventually made.
To assess the use of the GCS and the FOUR score on a variety of patients, the participants were assigned by the principal investigator to one of four categories upon admission: alert (n = 44), drowsy (n = 10), stuporous (n = 3), or comatose (n = 3), as previously defined by Ropper (1986).
98) Patients with alcoholic ketoacidosis are usually hypoglycemic, stuporous, and prone to have nausea, vomiting, and aspiration.
trainers got her to sit up, but it was minutes before she could stand, and then she walked as if stuporous.
In Georgia, a hospital went to court in the case of a thirteen-year-old girl who was "chronically and irreversibly stuporous.
The patient, a 63-year-old woman who had had a kidney transplant 10 years earlier and was receiving immunosuppressive treatment with cyclosporine, azathioprine, and prednisolone, was hospitalized in an intensive care unit because of septic shock, a stuporous condition, hypotension, respiratory insufficiency, and acute renal failure.