heat prostration

noun

Definition of heat prostration

chiefly US, medical

  1. :  a condition that happens when someone is too active in extremely hot conditions and that causes a person to sweat and feel very weak, dizzy, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

heatplay
  1. :  to become warm or hot

    :  to start to spoil from heat

    :  to make warm or hot

  1. :  a condition of being hot :  warmth

    :  a marked or notable degree of hotness

    :  pathological excessive bodily temperature

prostrationplay
  1. :  the act of assuming a prostrate position

    :  the state of being in a prostrate position :  abasement

    :  complete physical or mental exhaustion :  collapse


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heat prostration

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