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Unusually high body temperature.
(Pathology) pathol variants of hyperpyrexia
hy•per•ther•mi•a(ˌhaɪ pərˈθɜr mi ə)
1. abnormally high fever.
2. treatment of disease by the induction of fever.
an abnormally high fever, sometimes induced as treatment for disease.See also: Disease and Illness
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|Noun||1.||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