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hypothermia

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noun hy·po·ther·mia \-ˈthər-mē-ə\

Simple Definition of hypothermia

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

Full Definition of hypothermia

  1. :  subnormal temperature of the body

hy·po·ther·mic play \-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


Medical Dictionary

hypothermia

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noun hy·po·ther·mia \-ˈthər-mē-ə\

Medical Definition of hypothermia

  1. :  subnormal temperature of the body <hypothermia, defined as temperature under 36.6°C—Emergency Medicine>

  2. hy·po·ther·mic \-mik\play adjective




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