(redirected from narcomata)
Also found in: Medical.


n. pl. nar·co·mas also nar·co·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
Stupor induced by a narcotic.

[New Latin narcōma, from Greek narkoun, to benumb; see narcosis.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


(Medicine) a stupor caused or induced by narcotic drugs
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014


(nɑrˈkoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
stupor produced by narcotics.
[1885–90; < Greek nárk(ē) torpor + -oma]
nar•com′a•tous (-ˈkɒm ə təs) adj.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.

narcosis, narcoma

a condition of stupor or unconsciousness induced by drugs.
See also: Drugs
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.