persistent vegetative state Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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persistent vegetative statenoun [U]

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a ​medicalcondition in which a person's ​brainshows no ​sign of ​activity and they have to be ​keptalive by ​drugs and ​machines
(Definition of persistent vegetative state from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “persistent vegetative state”
in Chinese (Simplified) 持续性植物状态,植物人状态…
in Chinese (Traditional) 持續性植物狀態,植物人狀態…
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