coma

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  • Info In medicine, a coma (from the Greek koma, meaning "deep sleep") is a state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours in which a person: cannot be awakened; fails to respond normally to painful stimuli, light, or sound; lacks a normal sleep-wake cycle; and, does not initiate voluntary actions. more...
  • He went into another coma and spent two months in the hospital.
  • He returned to his house to lie down and soon fell into a coma.
  • She is taken home to Michael where she remains in a deep coma.
  • He later recovered his ability to speak and move after a three-month coma.
  • His brother hit his head, and was in a coma for a short while.
  • He went into a coma and subsequently died five days later.
  • He went into a coma, a few hours before his death.
  • He remained in a coma for ten days after the attack.
  • He had fallen into a coma in his final three days.
  • There, two people fell in comas after trees fell on them.
  • She was driven to hospital the following evening, where she died soon after being admitted in a coma.
  • After being sprayed by machine gun fire he fell into a month-long coma.
  • She went into a coma and died later that day.
  • Unfortunately, she was soon run over by a car and spent several months in a coma.
  • He suffered head injuries and was left in a coma for a few days.
  • I was in the hospital for a long time, much of it in a coma.
  • A similar case involved a woman who had been in a coma for thirty days following a car crash.
  • He was able to see his family before sinking into a coma.
  • Affected by his wounds, he went into a three-day coma as a result.
  • Long-term comas can have a significant impact on a patient's families.
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Meaning of coma

  • noun A state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury
  • noun (botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain seeds)
  • noun (astronomy) the luminous cloud of particles surrounding the frozen nucleus of a comet; forms as the comet approaches the sun and is warmed