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hy·po·ther·mi·a

 (hī′pə-thûr′mē-ə)
n.
Abnormally low body temperature.

[hypo- + Greek thermē, heat; see gwher- in Indo-European roots + -ia.]

hy′po·ther′mic (-mĭk) adj.

hypothermia

(ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol an abnormally low body temperature, as induced in the elderly by exposure to cold weather
2. (Medicine) med the intentional reduction of normal body temperature, as by ice packs, to reduce the patient's metabolic rate: performed esp in heart and brain surgery

hy•po•ther•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pəˈθɜr mi ə)

n.
subnormal body temperature.
[1885–90]
hy`po•ther′mic, adj.

hy·po·ther·mi·a

(hī′pə-thûr′mē-ə)
Abnormally low body temperature, often caused by prolonged exposure to cold.

hypothermia

a condition in which the body temperature is abnormally low. — hypothermal, adj.
See also: Body, Human
an abnormally low body temperature, sometimes induced as treatment for disease.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypothermia - subnormal body temperaturehypothermia - subnormal body temperature    
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hyperthermia, hyperthermy - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
Translations
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hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] Nhipotermia f

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːrmiə] nhypothermie f

hypothermia

nUnterkühlung f, → Kältetod m

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] n (Med) → ipotermia

hy·po·ther·mi·a

n. hipotermia, temperatura baja.

hypothermia

n hipotermia
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The MSF medical team also treated many severe fuel burns, as well as over a dozen mild to moderate hypothermia cases.
Moderate hypothermia was achieved for myocardial protection.
This study offers evidence that moderate hypothermia may be equivalent compared with mild hypothermia in certain patient populations.
Mortality rate was high among cases with mild and moderate hypothermia i.
Treatment of asphyxiated newborns with moderate hypothermia in routine clinical practice: how cooling is managed in the UK outside a clinical trial.
All patients underwent surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass with mild to moderate hypothermia.
Hence, surgery was performed on Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB) with moderate hypothermia and cold-blood cardioplegic arrest after cross clamping the aorta and looping and snugging the pulmonary artery.
Neurological outcomes at 18 months of age after moderate hypothermia for perinatal hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy: synthesis and meta-analysis of trial data.
Moderate hypothermia in neonatal encephalopathy: efficacy outcomes.
Moderate hypothermia has been used clinically for neuronal or myocardial protection following acute spinal trauma, surgical ischemia, and cardiogenic shock (Dietrich et al.
Moderate hypothermia can include symptoms such as violent and uncontrollable shivering, loss of judgement, difficulty moving, slurred speech and drowsiness.
SPRINGFIELD - A 76-year-old Springfield man who had been missing since Friday was suffering from moderate hypothermia when a Lane County sheriff's search team found him lying in a roadside ditch in the Coburg Hills on Monday afternoon, officials said.

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