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Definition of TORPOR

  • inactivity
  • indifference; apathy
  • a state of mental and motor inactivity with partial or total insensibility
  • state of lowered physiological activity typically characterized by reduced metabolism, heart rate, respiration, and body temperature that occurs in varying degrees especially in hibernating and estivating animals
  • mental or physical inactivity [n TORPORS]
  • a state of mental and motor inactivity with partial or total insensibility.