Definition of 'coma'
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He underwent five hours of emergency brain surgery and was in a coma for two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Last night at least one victim was in a coma in hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He was dramatically airlifted to hospital and placed in an induced coma. The Sun (2016)He was taken to hospital and placed in a medically induced coma owing to a bleed on his skull. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was placed in an induced coma and had part of her skull removed as doctors fought to save her life. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She suffered a fractured skull and collapsed lung, and was in a coma for two months. The Sun (2016)He was placed in a medically induced coma but died in hospital on Tuesday. The Sun (2016)He came out of a medically induced coma after nine days but bitter recriminations remain over whether the fight should have been stopped earlier. The Sun (2016)I was put in an induced coma and my parents were told to expect the worst. The Sun (2016)Hit in the chest, liver and bowel, he spent a month in a coma. The Sun (2016)She was in an induced coma for two weeks. The Sun (2012)He was in a coma for three months. The Sun (2010)They put him in an induced coma after the surgery. The Sun (2012)Nurses battled to save him from a coma three times. The Sun (2011)She was in a coma for two weeks after surgery. The Sun (2016)But he lapsed into a coma and hospital tests showed he had blood cancer. The Sun (2007)He was in a coma for a month before he died. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Last night he was in a medically induced coma. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She lay in a coma for a week and died. Christianity Today (2000)He spent four months in a coma and doctors said he was unlikely to walk again. The Sun (2011)He was put in an induced coma but is now breathing by himself. The Sun (2012)He was put on a life support machine and was in a coma for a week. The Sun (2011)He was put in an induced coma after surgery for serious head injuries. The Sun (2012)He spent a week in a coma as his organs shut down. The Sun (2014)She is in hospital in a coma and is likely to remain so for a very long time. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was taken to an intensive care unit in a deep coma and put on a life support machine. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Three women visit an old friend from school who is in a coma in hospital after a car accident. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Another good time for a coma: right after getting dumped. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Inflation has taken more than a breather; throughout this year it has been in a deep coma. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He's sleeping, eating and trying to induce a mild coma to get time to pass faster. The Sun (2015)He had been in a deep coma for the past few days. Now finally he was out of pain. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)The patient has been in a coma for some time, but now they're switching off the machines. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In its most extreme form, winter is passed in a deep metabolic coma, awakened only by the returning warmth of spring. The Allergy Handbook (1988)
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British English: coma /ˈkəʊmə/ NOUN
If someone is in a coma, they are deeply unconscious.
She was in a coma for seven weeks.
- American English: coma
- Arabic: غَيْبُوبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: coma
- Chinese: 昏迷
- Croatian: koma
- Czech: kóma
- Danish: koma
- Dutch: coma
- European Spanish: coma estado
- Finnish: kooma
- French: coma
- German: Koma
- Greek: κώμα
- Italian: coma
- Japanese: 昏睡
- Korean: 혼수 혼수상태
- Norwegian: koma
- Polish: śpiączka
- European Portuguese: coma
- Romanian: comă
- Russian: кома
- Spanish: coma Estado patológico
- Swedish: koma
- Thai: สภาพไม่รู้สึกตัวของผู้ป่วย
- Turkish: koma
- Ukrainian: кома
- Vietnamese: trạng thái hôn mê
Definition of coma from the Collins English Dictionary
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