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Meaning of COMATOSE

Pronunciation:  'kâmu`tows

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  in a state of deep and usually prolonged unconsciousness; unable to respond to external stimuli; "a comatose patient"
  2. [adj]  relating to or associated with a coma; "comatose breathing"; "comatose state"

COMATOSE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: unconscious



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Co"ma*tose`\ (? or ?; 277), a. [From {Coma} lethargy.]
Relating to, or resembling, coma; drowsy; lethargic; as,
comatose sleep; comatose fever.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: In a coma; not conscious.
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