[sop-uh-rohs, soh-puh-]


Pathology. characterized by abnormal slumber.

Nearby words

  1. sophrosyne,
  2. sophy,
  3. sopor,
  4. soporiferous,
  5. soporific,
  6. soporous,
  7. sopping,
  8. soppy,
  9. sopranino,
  10. soprano

Also sop·o·rous [sop-er-uh s, soh-per-] /ˈsɒp ər əs, ˈsoʊ pər-/.

Origin of soporose

First recorded in 1700–10; sopor + -ose1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for soporous


[sŏpər-əs, sōpər-]


Relating to or causing sopor.

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