body temperature


: the normal temperature of the human body
A person's normal body temperature is 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit or 37 degrees Celsius.

Examples of body temperature in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By enhancing the breakdown of fats and increasing body temperature, caffeine promotes weight, body fat, and BMI reduction. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 3 Apr. 2024 Share [Findings] Depression in humans is correlated with higher body temperature, and cold-water swimming mitigates menopause symptoms. Rafil Kroll-Zaidi, Harper's Magazine, 27 Mar. 2024 The baby was found to have a body temperature of 91.2 degrees. Nollyanne Delacruz, The Mercury News, 27 Mar. 2024 An increase in body temperature is a vital tool in helping the body fight off infection. Georgia Day, Glamour, 1 Mar. 2024 The eucalyptus fabric and fill are designed to be moisture-wicking and helps release heat faster to better regulate your body temperature at night. Marilyn La Jeunesse, Southern Living, 14 Mar. 2024 These sheets feature sateen, which refers to the weave, while bamboo comprises the material — and bamboo helps regulate body temperature. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 5 Mar. 2024 Changes in these rhythms also mean changes in core body temperature. Georgia Day, Glamour, 1 Mar. 2024 The body begins to lose heat faster than it is produced, resulting in a lower than normal body temperature, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mary Kekatos, ABC News, 16 Jan. 2024

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“Body temperature.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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