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persistent vegetative state

Translation of persistent vegetative state in Spanish:

noun

  • uncountable
    estado (masculine) vegetativo persistente
    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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