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A state of deep, unarousable unconsciousness. A coma may occur as a result of head trauma, disease, poisoning, or numerous other causes. Coma states are sometimes graded based on the absence or presence of reflexive responses to stimuli.
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Coma in a diabetic due to the buildup of ketones in the bloodstream. Ketones are a product of metabolizing (using) fats rather than the sugar glucose for energy. The best approach to diabetic coma is prevention. Careful diet, medication, and insulin dosing as needed should prevent ketone build-up. Patients with diabetes and their family members sho [..]
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A condition in which a patient is in a state of deep sleep and cannot be awakened. A coma may be caused by many things, including trauma, drugs, toxins, or certain diseases.
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A state of deep unconsciousness that lasts for a prolonged or indefinite period, caused by severe injury or illness.
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a state of profound unconsciousness from which one cannot be roused.
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state of prolonged unconsciousness, 1640s, from Latinized form of Greek koma (genitive komatos) "deep sleep," which is of uncertain origin. A term for "coma" in Middle English was [..]
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"head of a comet," 1765, from Latin coma, from Greek kome "hair of the head," which is of unknown origin. Earlier in English as a botanical term for a tuft of hairs (1660s).
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An area of dust or gas surrounding the nucleus of a comet.
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One of Seidel's five aberrations. The image of a point source of light is prevented from being brought into focus, but instead appears shaped as a comet or teardrop. Coma can be reduced by stoppi [..]
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gases surrounding the icy head (nucleus) of a comet when the comet heats up.
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state of unarousable unresponsiveness with closed eyes, no speech, and no purposeful movements
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The cloud of gas and dust that forms around a comet’s nucleus. This cloud is created when the solar wind strikes the surface of the nucleus.
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This glossary of computer hardware terms is a list of definitions of terms and concepts related to computer hardware, i.e. the physical and structural components of computers, architectural issues, an [..]
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a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury (botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on certain se [..]
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(1) Cloud of gas and dust surrounding a comet nucleus. Caused by vapourisation of the nucleus and emission of jets containing gas and dust. It grows in size as the comet approaches the Sun and may be up to one million kilometres across soon after the comet reaches perihelion.
Source: sci2.esa.int

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A state of profound unconsciousness from which one cannot be roused.
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hair of the head, leaves, rays of light
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A coma is a deep state of unconsciousness in which the individual is unresponsive to stimuli and produces no movement or speech. A person in a coma appears as if they are asleep. More than half of all [..]
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a tuft of hairs, especially on a seed or fruit.
Source: plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au

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A hazy cloud which surrounds the nucleus of a comet.
Source: starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov

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cloud of gas and dust surrounding the nucleus of a comet. comet
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A state of profound unconsciousness from which one cannot be roused.
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A state of profound unconsciousness in which a person cannot open eyes, obey commands or speak words that can be understood.
Source: cedars-sinai.edu

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normal'>State of deep unconsciousness caused by disease or injury.
Source: cogsci.uwaterloo.ca

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a sleep-like state in which a person is not conscious. May be caused by hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) or hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) in people with diabetes.
Source: diabetes.org

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l A griddle made originally from clay, but now more usually from iron, steel, tin or aluminum.
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(n) a state of deep and often prolonged unconsciousness; usually the result of disease or injury(n) (botany) a usually terminal tuft of bracts (as in the pineapple) or tuft of hairs (especially on c [..]
Source: beedictionary.com

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The sphere of vaporized gas and dust that surrounds the nucleus of a comet as it approaches the Sun (Lesson 30)
Source: silvergrovescience.angelfire.com

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A state of unconsciousness from which the patient cannot be awakened or aroused, even by powerful stimulation; lack of any response to one's environment. Defined clinically as an inability to fol [..]
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A sleep-like state; not conscious. May be due to a high or low level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. See also: Diabetic coma.
Source: childrenwithdiabetes.com

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Deep unconsciousness where the person is alive but unable to move or respond.
Source: health.harvard.edu

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(n.) The extended, glowing region that surrounds the nucleus of a comet.
Source: earthguide.ucsd.edu

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A state of unconsciousness wherein the person is incapable of responding to internal or external stimuli.
Source: neurolaw.com

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  a state of profound unconsciousness. A state of unconsciousness from which the person is incapable of any conscious action.  Typically, they do not respond to powerful stimulation; lack of any res [..]
Source: headinjury.com

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One of Seidel's five aberrations. The image of a point source of light is prevented from being brought into focus, but instead appears shaped as a comet or teardrop. Coma can be reduced by stoppi [..]
Source: en.nikon.ca

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This optical defect causes the image of an off-axis point of light to appear as a comet-shaped blur of light. Coma, as well as curvature of field and astigmatism, degenerate the image forming ability of the lens at the rims of the picture. e) Distortion
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A lens aberration restricted to off axis image points; the inability of a lens to render point sources of light near the edges of the frame as circular; the points of light appear as comet-shaped blurs (hence the name coma) with the tails flaring toward the centre of the image; this aberration is very difficult to eliminate in wide-angle lenses wit [..]
Source: pixalo.com

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An optical aberration that yields a variation in magnification (and therefore image size) across the FOV, causing an asymmetric blur for features in the image.
Source: edmundoptics.com

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lens aberration producing asymmetrical distortion of points in the image.
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A profound state of Unconsciousness associated with depressed cerebral activity from which the individual cannot be aroused. Coma generally occurs when there is dysfunction or injury involving both ce [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A state of Unconsciousness as a complication of Diabetes Mellitus. It occurs in cases of extreme Hyperglycemia or extreme Hypoglycemia as a complication of Insulin therapy.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Severe Hypoglycemia induced by a large dose of exogenous Insulin resulting in a Coma or profound state of Unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be aroused.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A serious complication of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. It is characterized by extreme Hyperglycemia; Dehydration; Serum hyperosmolarity; and depressed Consciousness leading to Coma in the absence of Keto [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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Prolonged Unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be aroused, associated with traumatic injuries to the Brain. This may be defined as Unconsciousness persisting for 6 hours or longer. Coma re [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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A state of unconsciousness with no reaction or response to external stimuli or internal needs, persisting continuously for at least 96 hours, requiring the use of life support systems and resulting in [..]
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A profound state of unconsciousness associated with depressed cerebral activity from which the individual cannot be aroused. Coma generally occurs when there is dysfunction or injury involving both ce [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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Prolonged unconsciousness from which the individual cannot be aroused, associated with traumatic injuries to the BRAIN. This may be defined as unconsciousness persisting for 6 hours or longer. Coma re [..]
Source: medicaldictionaryweb.com

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Being in a state of unconsciousness. Congenital
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a sleep-like state in which a cat is not conscious. May be caused by hyperglycemia
Source: felinediabetes.com

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The cloud of diffuse material surrounding the nucleus of a comet.
Source: solarsystem.nasa.gov

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A sleep-like state in which a person or animal is not conscious. May be caused by hyperglycaemia (high blood glucose) or hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose) in diabetics.
Source: cat-dog-diabetes.com

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A condition in which a patient is in a state of deep sleep and cannot be awakened. A coma may be caused by many things, including trauma, drugs, toxins, or certain diseases.
Source: dana-farber.org

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a state of deep unconsciousness
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A large cloud of dust and gas which escapes from the nucleus of an active comet.
Source: psrd.hawaii.edu

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A state of profound unconsciousness from which one cannot be roused.
Source: weillcornellbrainandspine.org

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The foggy envelope surrounding the nucleus of a comet.
Source: en.wikisource.org

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The shroud of gas surrounding a comet’s nucleus.
Source: planetfacts.org

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The cloud of gas and dust that forms around a comet’s nucleus. This cloud is created when the solar wind strikes the surface of the nucleus.
Source: amazing-space.stsci.edu

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A clinically defined condition in which the patient cannot be aroused, has no sleep-wake cycle, shows no evidence of conscious sensations, reflexes, or any significant movement. It is a state of profound unconsciousness. Coma rarely lasts more than 2 to 4 weeks and can lead to a vegetative state
Source: klab.caltech.edu

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Prolonged unconsciousness from which a patient may recover.
Source: finalexit.org

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Deep and often prolonged unconsciousness, usually caused by disease or injury.
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Common fibularis
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Unconsciousness. Can occur in people with diabetes when the blood glucose is very low (insulin coma) or very high (diabetes coma).
Source: iddt.org

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A coma is a deep state of prolonged unconsciousness in which a person cannot be awakened; fails to respond normally to painful stimuli, light, or sound; lacks a normal wake-sleep cycle; and does not i [..]
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The coma is the nebulous envelope around the nucleus of a comet, formed when the comet passes close to the Sun on its highly elliptical orbit; as the comet warms, parts of it sublimate. This gives a c [..]
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In optics (especially telescopes), the coma (), or comatic aberration, in an optical system refers to aberration inherent to certain optical designs or due to imperfection in the lens or other compon [..]
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Coma is a profound state of unconsciousness. Coma may also refer to:
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Coma is Robin Cook's first commercially successful novel, published by Signet Book in 1977. Coma was preceded in 1973 by Cook's lesser known novel, Year of the Intern (also published by Signet Book).
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Coma is a 1978 American mystery thriller film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Robin Cook. The film rights were acquired by director Michael Crichton, and the movie was produced by Martin E [..]
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Coma was a Polish rock band which was founded in June 1998 in Łódź. It is one of the most successful rock bands on the Polish music scene of the last decade. As of 2013, the band has released four [..]
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Coma was a Polish rock band which was founded in June 1998 in Łódź. It is one of the most successful rock bands on the Polish music scene of the last decade. As of 2013, the band has released four [..]
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"Coma" is a song by American rock band Guns N' Roses. It appears on the 1991 album Use Your Illusion I. At 10 minutes, 14 seconds it is the longest track released by the band, despite its lack of chor [..]
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Coma (Korean: 코마) is a five-part series co-produced by two South Korean firms, SIO Film and OCN. It is a horror-mystery film set in a hospital that is being shut down due to its dubious practices [..]
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"Coma" is a song by Australian ambient house group, Pendulum and released in July 1997 as the third and final single from the group's album, 3 Knocks. "Coma" peaked at number 46 on the ARIA Charts and [..]
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Coma (German: Koma) is a 2009 Austrian film written and directed by Ludwig Wüst. The film premiered at the Moscow International Film Festival in 2009. It received critical acclaim particularly in th [..]
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Coma is a 2012, American television miniseries based on the 1977, novel Coma by Robin Cook and the subsequent 1978 film Coma. The four-hour medical thriller was originally broadcast on A&E on Sept [..]
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A coma is a deep state of prolonged unconsciousness in which a person cannot be awakened; fails to respond normally to painful stimuli, light, or sound; lacks a normal wake-sleep cycle; and does not i [..]
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Coma was a Polish rock band which was founded in June 1998 in Łódź. It is one of the most successful rock bands on the Polish music scene of the last decade. As of 2013, the band has released four [..]
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