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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.
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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
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hy•po•ther•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pəˈθɜr mi ə)

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

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

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] Nhipotermia f
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hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːrmiə] nhypothermie f
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hypothermia

nUnterkühlung f, → Kältetod m
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hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] n (Med) → ipotermia
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hy·po·ther·mi·a

n. hipotermia, temperatura baja.
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hypothermia

n hipotermia
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Their findings could be a step to extending storage of human donor tissues awaiting transplantation and protecting traumatic brain injury patients who undergo induced hypothermia.
SOHInfo currently provides millions of data points extracted from tens-of-thousands of studies on such topics as dementia/Alzheimer's disease, sedation in critical care, ADHD, Parkinson's disease, apheresis, induced hypothermia, respiratory distress, heart disease, nutrition, and exercise.
(2,3) The term targeted temperature management (TTM) refers to any intervention or treatment that intentionally targets a patient temperature, including induced hypothermia, controlled normothermia, and fever control.
From our point, these findings might support the relationship between postresuscitation inflammatory parameters and induced hypothermia. This temperature-related effect might be interpreted as a beneficial impact of TH on cytokine dynamics that attenuates the proinflammatory "injury" by raising anti-inflammatory mechanisms.
Previous award winners have established important standards of care in neurology, including Activase (alteplase) and induced hypothermia treatment.
Previous award winners have established standards of care in neurology, including Activase (alteplase) and induced hypothermia treatment.
Brochard, "Under-humidification and over-humidification during moderate induced hypothermia with usual devices," Intensive Care Medicine, vol.
Sebert, "Effects of mild induced hypothermia during experimental sepsis," Critical Care Medicine, vol.
Treatment of Comatose Survivors of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest with Induced Hypothermia. N Engl J Med 2002; 346: 557-63.
Induced hypothermia using large volume, ice-cold intravenous fluid in comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A preliminary report.
Mild induced hypothermia (MIH) at a temperature 32-34[degrees]C after cardiac arrest seems to increase the likelihood of neurologically intact survival [1-3].