coma[kō′mă]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A state of profound unconsciousness from which one cannot be roused; may be due to the action of an ingested toxic substance or of one formed in the body, to trauma, or to disease.
2. An aberration of spheric lenses; occurring in cases of oblique incidence (the image of a point becomes comet shaped).

Synonyms
coma aberration

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