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heatstroke

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noun heat·stroke \ˈhēt-ˌstrōk\

Simple Definition of heatstroke

  • medical : a serious condition that happens when someone has been in high temperatures for a long time and that causes a person to stop sweating, have a very high body temperature, and become exhausted or unconscious

Full Definition of heatstroke

  1. :  a condition marked especially by cessation of sweating, extremely high body temperature, and collapse that results from prolonged exposure to high temperature — compare heat exhaustion


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heatstroke

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noun heat·stroke \ˈhēt-ˌstrōk\

Medical Definition of heatstroke

  1. :  a condition marked especially by cessation of sweating, extremely high body temperature, and collapse that results from prolonged exposure to high temperature—compare heat exhaustion




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