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Definition of “coma” - Learner’s Dictionary

coma

noun [C]     /ˈkəʊmə/
the state of being unconscious for a long time: [usually singular] She has been in a coma for over a week.Losing consciousness
Translations of “coma”
in Arabic غَيبوبة…
in Korean 혼수 상태…
in Malaysian koma…
in French coma…
in Turkish koma halinde olan, baygın, koma…
in Italian coma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 昏迷(狀態)…
in Russian кома…
in Polish śpiączka…
in Vietnamese sự hôn mê…
in Spanish coma…
in Portuguese coma…
in Thai สภาพไม่รู้สึกตัวของผู้ป่วย…
in German das Koma…
in Catalan coma…
in Japanese こん睡状態…
in Indonesian koma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 昏迷(状态)…
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