heat cramps

plural noun

Definition of heat cramps

  1. :  a condition that is marked by sudden development of cramps in skeletal muscles and that results from prolonged work or exercise in high temperatures accompanied by profuse perspiration with loss of sodium chloride from the body

First Known Use of heat cramps

1938


Medical Dictionary

heat cramps

noun plural

Medical Definition of heat cramps

  1. :  a condition that is marked by sudden development of cramps in skeletal muscles and that results from prolonged work or exercise in high temperatures accompanied by profuse perspiration with loss of sodium chloride from the body


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