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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
podchlazení

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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Early symptoms of sepsis in older children and adults can includea high temperature (fever) or low body temperature, chills and shivering, confusion, cold or blotchy hands and feet, and not passing as much urine as normal.
The trio eventually made it to the hospital, but between Scout being separated from her parents due to her low body temperature, and Sam undergoing surgery from internal bleeding, it took some time before the three were reunited.
This leads to a dangerously low body temperature of below 35C.
Preterm babies are prone to hypothermia or low body temperature and hence, will require care in an incubator where temperature can be regulated.
Cats with sepsis tend to have a low heart rate, low body temperature, and stomach pain.
Toilet/nappies | The child has not urinated for 12 hours Eating and drinking | If the baby is under one month and has no interest in feeding | The child has not drunk any fluids for more than eight hours | They produce bile-stained (green), bloody or black vomit/sick Symptoms in older children and adults Early symptoms of sepsis may include: | A high temperature (fever) or low body temperature | Chills and shivering | A fast heartbeat | Fast breathing Sometimes people who have sepsis can develop septic shock soon after.
Toilet/nappies The child has not had a wee or wet nappy for 12 hours Eating and drinking If the baby is under one month and has no interest in feeding The child has not drank any fluids for more than eight hours They produce bile-stained (green), bloody or black vomit/sick Symptoms in older children and adults Early symptoms of sepsis may include: A high temperature (fever) or low body temperature Chills and shivering A fast heartbeat Fast breathing Sometimes people who have sepsis can develop septic shock soon after.
Hibernation is a state of dormancy and inactivity in animals such as rodents and bears which is marked by low body temperature, slow breathing and heart rate, and low metabolic rate.
Alarm codes and alarm conditions Alarm Alarm Causes Alarm code Condition 1 A High heartbeat >135 bpm 2 B Low heart beat <80 bpm 3 C High body temperature >38 [degree]C 4 D Low body temperature <34 [degree]C 5 E Bedwetting or perspiration Wetness 6 F Baby crying Threshold value exceeded 15 times
Early symptoms include an unusually high or low body temperature, a fast heartbeat, chills, shivering and fast breathing.
Yamato was taken to hospital for checks but was healthy except for low body temperature and would be kept overnight as a precaution, a doctor told a news conference.
The major health threat to dogs in this kind of weather: hypothermia, a perilously low body temperature.