hyperthermia

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hy·per·ther·mi·a

 (hī′pər-thûr′mē-ə)
n.
Unusually high body temperature.

hy′per·ther′mal adj.

hyperthermia

(ˌhaɪpəˈθɜːmɪə) or

hyperthermy

n
(Pathology) pathol variants of hyperpyrexia
ˌhyperˈthermal adj

hy•per•ther•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pərˈθɜr mi ə)

also hy′per•ther`my,



n.
1. abnormally high fever.
2. treatment of disease by the induction of fever.

hyperthermia, hyperthermy

an abnormally high fever, sometimes induced as treatment for disease.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyperthermia - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hyperpyrexia - extremely high fever (especially in children)
hypothermia - subnormal body temperature
Translations

hy·per·ther·mi·a

n. hipertermia. V.: hyperpyrexia

hyperthermia

n hipertermia
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Fans coming into the tennis centre were warned to wear hats and keep their fluids up to ward off heat sickness.
exhaustion is high if physical activities are pursued or exposure to the elements is prolonged and heat sickness is fast acting and dangerous.
She said that in summer season the risk of a heat stroke, cramps and exhaustion is high if physical activities are pursued or exposure to the elements is prolonged and heat sickness is fast acting and dangerous.