- a light coma from which a person can be roused.
Origin of semicoma
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Thus it was, against her own will, that Klyda Snowden was shaken from her semi-coma.Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories
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There was a peculiar exotic feel to it which kept the senses in a state of semi-coma yet alive to the slightest change.Stubble
To all appearances Hovan was deeply asleep, sunk in the semi-coma the sleep ray produced.
The fact he immediately relapsed once more into semi-coma did not discourage the other Medic.
- A partial or mild comatose state; a coma from which a person may be roused by various stimuli.
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