body temperature

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Noun1.body temperature - temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
basal body temperature, basal temperature - body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anything
vital sign - sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition; "he was still alive but his vital signs were weak"
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In the final cooking process it's still a good idea to periodically sample meat product core temperatures with thermocouples or other types of contact sensors.
In the same year, Lee et al compared the above devices in 60 general and spinal surgery patients lasting over two hours and found the radiant warmer ineffective in maintaining core temperature (8).
Two definitions of heat tolerance are common in the literature: (i) heat tolerance as the highest core temperature that can be tolerated prior to exhaustion (Latzka et al.
The Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) framework classifies core temperature hypothermia as mild (32-35[degrees]C), moderate (30-32[degrees]C), or severe (<30[degrees]C) (1).
Only the core temperature was recorded in the data-acquisition system during the experiment.
When the body's core temperature drops to 35[degrees]C (95[degrees]F), hypothermia sets in.
But among several hundred patients randomized to myocardial cooling in the ongoing Intravascular Cooling Adjunctive to Primary Coronary Intervention Trial (ICE-IT), 84% had a core temperature lower than 35.
This article provides an integrated review of selected research that examines the differences between brain temperature and core temperature.
He was practically in a coma when he got out of the water, his core temperature was so low,'' Vance said.
Our body temperature is measured by the difference between our core temperature and the outside.
In addition, the unrelenting pace can fatigue muscles and the lack of a cool breeze can raise the body core temperature.
This is why one uncontrollably shivers during very cold temperatures, heat exhaustion or even heatstroke, as the body can no longer maintain a safe core temperature.