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semicomatose

Pronunciation: sem'e-ko'ma-tos

Definition: An imprecise term for a state of drowsiness and inaction, in which more than ordinary stimulation may be required to evoke a response, and the response may be delayed or incomplete.

Synonym(s): semiconscious

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