- a light coma from which a person can be roused.
Origin of semicoma
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Examples from the Web for semi-comatose
I was called to see her when she was in a semi-comatose state.
Some patients are very drowsy, lying in a semi-comatose state except when aroused, and if aroused are very restless.
- A partial or mild comatose state; a coma from which a person may be roused by various stimuli.
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