A physiological state in which the patient is incapable of responding to usual environmental stimuli; it is an imprecise term but usually refers to impairment of consciousness less profound than coma, in which no response can be elicited even at the reflex level.
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The human body is capable of regulating growth and energy balance through various feedback mechanisms. Get to know the events of absorptive and post-absorptive states. This tutorial also describes the endocrine and neural control of compounds such as insulin and glucagon. It also deals with the regulation of growth, heat loss, and heat gain. ..