hypothermia

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noun hy·po·ther·mia \ˌhī-pō-ˈthər-mē-ə\

Definition of hypothermia

  1. :  subnormal temperature of the body

hypothermic

play \ˌhī-pō-ˈthər-mik\ adjective

Examples of hypothermia in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of hypothermia

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1886


HYPOTHERMIA Defined for English Language Learners

hypothermia

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noun hy·po·ther·mia \ˌhī-pō-ˈthər-mē-ə\

Definition of hypothermia for English Language Learners

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


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

hypothermic

\-mik\play adjective

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