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hypothermia

hypothermia

noun hy·po·ther·mia \-ˈthər-mē-ə\

medical : a condition in which the temperature of your body is very low

Full Definition of HYPOTHERMIA

:  subnormal temperature of the body
hy·po·ther·mic \-mik\ adjective

Examples of HYPOTHERMIA

  1. She fell into the cold water and nearly died from hypothermia.

Origin of HYPOTHERMIA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1886

hypothermia

noun hy·po·ther·mia \-ˈthər-mē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPOTHERMIA

:  subnormal temperature of the body <hypothermia, defined as temperature under 36.6°C—Emergency Medicine>
hy·po·ther·mic \-mik\ adjective

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