Definition of arousable in English:



  • See arouse

    • ‘On examination, the thin young man is briefly arousable to deep pain.’
    • ‘Use of lower doses may facilitate a patient being more arousable, but may provide less consistent sedation and a greater chance for movement during selected procedures.’
    • ‘Physical examination revealed a febrile, obtunded female, arousable to painful stimuli with no Babinski or Hoffmann signs.’
    • ‘First excess sedation may be a problem if too large a dose is used, thereby resulting in the patient being less arousable.’
    • ‘She remained arousable, and her hyperventilation gradually resolved within 1 week, enabling complete withdrawal of all respiratory suppressants.’