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Definition of "semicoma" []

  • A partial or mild comatose state; a coma from which a person may be roused by various stimuli. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "semicoma" in a sentence
  • "I was entering a state of semicoma when I looked up and saw the stewardess and a small intruder standing there."
  • ""Sleep --" he made the soothing suggestion over and over and felt the other begin to relax, to sink into the semicoma in which he must rest for at least another day."
  • "Older classification systems relied on descriptive terms such as obtundation (diminished pain or touch sensations), stupor, semicoma, etc."
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