semicoma

[ sem-ee-koh-muh, sem-ahy- ]
/ ˌsɛm iˈkoʊ mə, ˌsɛm aɪ- /

noun, plural sem·i·co·mas.

a light coma from which a person can be roused.

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Origin of semicoma

First recorded in 1895–1900; semi- + coma1

OTHER WORDS FROM semicoma

sem·i·com·a·tose [sem-i-kom-uh-tohs, -koh-muh-], /ˌsɛm ɪˈkɒm əˌtoʊs, -ˈkoʊ mə-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for semicoma

semicoma
[ sĕm′ē-kōmə, sĕm′ī- ]

n.

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

Other words from semicoma

sem′i•coma•tose′ (-kōmə-tōs′, -kŏmə-) adj.
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