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Vegetative state

Introduction: Vegetative state

Description of Vegetative state

Vegetative state: Vegetative state refers to the neurocognitive status of individuals with severe brain damage, in whom physiologic functions (sleep-wake cycles, autonomic control, and breathing) persist, but awareness (including all cognitive function and emotion) is abolished.
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