hypothermia

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

Definition of hypothermia

: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.

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Origin and Etymology of hypothermia

New Latin


HYPOTHERMIA Defined for English Language Learners

hypothermia

noun

Definition of hypothermia for English Language Learners

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


Medical Dictionary

hypothermia

noun hy·po·ther·mia \ -ˈthər-mē-ə \

medical Definition of hypothermia

:subnormal temperature of the body
  • hypothermia, defined as temperature under 36.6°C
  • Emergency Medicine

hypothermic

play \-mik\ adjective

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