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persistent vegetative state

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpersistent vegetative stateperˌsistent ˈvegetative ˌstate noun [countable] medical  a condition in which someone’s brain is so damaged that they cannot move or talk, and their condition is unlikely to improve
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persistent vegetative stateHe had been in a persistent vegetative state since being crushed in the Hillsborough disaster on April 15,1989.
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