In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1coma masculineto be in/to go into a coma — estar/entrar / caer en coma
- Conversely, the recovery of people from what we would call comas or deep sleep could be interpreted as an example of miraculous resurrection, perhaps accounting in part for the enduring popularity of saintly healing.
- Severe toxicity leads to coma, profound hypotension, bradycardia, and asystolic arrest.
- Reye's syndrome can eventually lead to a coma and brain death.
- More recently, some clinicians have tried to induce comas in patients whose brain damage doesn't come from a head injury.
- Her doctors induced a coma in order to stop the spread of the infection.
- He had been in a deep coma at the Royal Hospital for Neurodisability after suffering severe brain damage.
- The highest possible score is 15, and the lowest possible score is three, which indicates the most severe, deep coma.
- After sustaining a severe heart attack in 1973, my grandmother sank into a deep coma and was placed on life support systems in the hospital.
- Headache, fever and drowsiness can lead to a deep coma but only very rarely.
- To treat a patient in a diabetic coma in hospital is also far more expensive than to provide maintenance doses of insulin.
- A large pulse through his brain sent him into a deep coma in which he slept for days.
- The four-year-old was carried into the hospital in a deep coma, with a high temperature and a high level of malaria parasite in his bloodstream.
- This is often associated with deep and prolonged coma.
- Only patients with severe brain trauma, in a deep coma, do not respond.
- In one plot a taxi driver, who doesn't realise that he has diabetes despite having the classic symptoms, collapses into a coma in his car.
- People can recover from comas, but not brain death.
- Every now and then people in a deep coma are wrongly declared dead, and survive the experience.
- Hyperglycemia is a condition in which the blood sugar is high and the person may go into a diabetic coma stage.
- Isn't it time you were lured into a prolonged, sophisticated coma?
- There were several other rushed trips in ambulances to hospitals, going into comas and not knowing whether she'd come out.
1(of comet)cabellera femininecoma feminine
- Since comets are mostly composed of ices, their outer layer vaporises as they approach the Sun, forming a cloud of gas and dust called the coma, which gives them a fuzzy appearance.
- Rosetta's instruments will analyse the gases and dust grains in the coma that forms when the comet becomes active, as well as the interaction with the solar wind.
- As it approaches the Sun, heat causes ices in the nucleus to sublimate, creating a cloud of gas and dust known as the coma.
- He had acquired some sand in his pockets, and now he was charging them up and releasing them into the air like the coma of a comet.
- The second explanation is that the X-rays are just solar X-rays scattered by the dust present in the coma.
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