siriasis


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si·ri·a·sis

 (sĭ-rī′ə-sĭs)
n.

[Latin sīriāsis, from Greek seiriāsis, from seiriān, to be hot, from Seirios, Sirius; see Sirius.]

siriasis

(sɪˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) pathol a disease affecting children, characterized by inflammation of the brain and a burning fever

siriasis

1. sunstroke.
2. Obsolete, a sun bath or exposure to the sun for curative purposes.
See also: Sun
Obsolete, a sun bath or exposure to the sun for curative purposes.
See also: Remedies
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.siriasis - sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heatsiriasis - sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat
heat hyperpyrexia, heatstroke - collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
Translations

siriasis

n (Med) → Sonnenstich m