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altered state of consciousness

noun

Medical Definition of altered state of consciousness

  1. :  any of various states of awareness (as dreaming sleep, a drug-induced hallucinogenic state, or a trance) that deviate from and are usually clearly demarcated from ordinary waking consciousness




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