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persistent vegetative state

División en sílabas: per·sist·ent veg·e·ta·tive state

Definición de persistent vegetative state en inglés:

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A condition in which a medical patient is completely unresponsive to psychological and physical stimuli and displays no sign of higher brain function, being kept alive only by medical intervention.
Example sentences
  • Common syndromes of impaired consciousness include stupor, coma, persistent vegetative state, and brain death.
  • Thus, she considers patients in a persistent vegetative state to be alive.
  • This is the most extreme form of brain damage and is called a persistent vegetative state.

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