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stupor

 [stoo´por]
1. partial or nearly complete unconsciousness.
2. a state of lethargy and immobility with diminished responsiveness to stimulation. adj., adj stu´porous.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

stu·por

(stū'pŏr),
A state of impaired consciousness in which the patient shows a marked diminution in reactivity to environmental stimuli and can be aroused only by continual stimulation.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

stu·por

(stū'pŏr)
A state of impaired consciousness in which the person shows a marked reduction in reactivity to environmental stimuli; only continual stimulation arouses the person.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

stupor

A state of severely reduced consciousness, short of COMA, from which the affected person can be briefly aroused only by painful stimulation.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

stu·por

(stū'pŏr)
Impaired consciousness in which patient shows a marked diminution in reactivity to environmental stimuli and can be aroused only by continual stimulation.
[L. fr. stupeo, to be stunned]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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