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Descriptor English: Stupor
Descriptor Spanish: Estupor
Descriptor Portuguese: Estupor
Descriptor French: État de stupeur
Entry term(s): Narcosis
Tree number(s): C10.597.606.358.800.500
C23.888.592.604.359.800.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053608
Scope note: A state of reduced sensibility and response to stimuli which is distinguished from COMA in that the person can be aroused by vigorous and repeated stimulation. The person is still conscious and can make voluntary movements. It can be induced by CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS. The word derives from Latin stupere and is related to stunned, stupid, dazed or LETHARGY.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Coma (2000-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007; see COMA 2000-2006
History Note: 2007; use COMA 2000-2006
Related: Sleep Stages MeSH
DeCS ID: 52112
Unique ID: D053608
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Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Stupor - Preferred
Concept UI M0337409
Scope note A state of reduced sensibility and response to stimuli which is distinguished from COMA in that the person can be aroused by vigorous and repeated stimulation. The person is still conscious and can make voluntary movements. It can be induced by CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS. The word derives from Latin stupere and is related to stunned, stupid, dazed or LETHARGY.
Preferred term Stupor
Narcosis - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0494989
Scope note A state of depressed CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM marked by stupor or insensibility.
Preferred term Narcosis



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