Coma

Definition of Coma

Co´ma   Pronunciation: kō´må
n.1.A state of profound insensibility from which it is difficult or impossible to rouse a person. See Carus.
1.(Astron.) The envelope of a comet; a nebulous covering, which surrounds the nucleus or body of a comet.
2.(Bot.) A tuft or bunch, - as the assemblage of branches forming the head of a tree; or a cluster of bracts when empty and terminating the inflorescence of a plant; or a tuft of long hairs on certain seeds.
Coma Berenices
(Astron.) a small constellation north of Virgo; - called also Berenice's Hair.

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