emergence


emergence
1. Recovery of normal function following a period of unconsciousness, especially that associated with a general anesthetic. 2. See property e..
- property e. properties in a complex system that are not present in the component parts, e.g., symmetry; i.e., in an ecologic hierarchy, populations have properties not expressed by an individual or a community.

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emer·gence i-'mər-jən(t)s n a recovering of consciousness (as from anesthesia)

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emer·gence (e-murґjəns) the process of coming out of a former state, as the restoration to a normal physiological state of an anesthetized patient.

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