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comatose

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adjective co·ma·tose \ˈkō-mə-ˌtōs, ˈkä-\

Simple Definition of comatose

  • : in a coma

Full Definition of comatose

  1. 1 :  of, resembling, or affected with coma

  2. 2 :  characterized by lethargic inertness :  torpid <a comatose economy>

Examples of comatose

  1. She lay in a comatose state.

  2. <the city's downtown has been comatose for years>



Origin of comatose

French comateux, from Greek kōmat-, kōma


First Known Use: 1755


Medical Dictionary

comatose

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adjective co·ma·tose \ˈkō-mə-ˌtōs, ˈkäm-ə-\

Medical Definition of comatose

  1. :  of, resembling, or affected with coma <a comatose patient> <a comatose condition>





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