comatose


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comatose

[′käm·ə‚tōs]
(medicine)
In a condition of coma; resembling coma.
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A year when an Israeli war hero, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, suffered a severe stroke that left him comatose.
Oz talks to their comatose mother for hours, feeling that some time she will come back to them--she must.
At this stage, Quinlan, like other comatose patients, showed few outward signs of life.
It was the first case that questioned whether a Court could order a comatose individual removed from a respirator when, at the time of the application, they believed the patient would die if removed," the former judge recalls.
That's what happened to 26-year-old Cindy Boyer when, after 16 years, her comatose mom woke up and began to speak.
Neither group, however, is like the Casanova, who believes his sex appeal is so great that any woman, comatose or not, cannot resist him.
European researchers have reported that one such drug can rouse comatose liver-disease patients.
We will now be able to assess the condition patients immediately, even when they are comatose and unable to provide a useful history or agree to a physical exam.
The disc is OK, but Sia's comatose sound was best utilized in small doses on French nod-out duo Zero 7's ``Simple Things'' album.
The thriller sees Jean-Baptiste as a research scientist who joins Lopez in a quest to journey into the mind of a comatose serial killer.
Four weeks later, he is found comatose in his bed with an empty vial of an unprescribed medicine on his night table.
Or will the comatose commish end up as the real tool in all of this?