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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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To prevent neurological impairment in victims of cardiac arrest, providers have begun to use a resurgent procedure called therapeutic hypothermia (TH).
She was then 'frozen' down in a revolutionary procedure we call therapeutic hypothermia, where her temperature was taken down to around 32C to halt any further brain damage.
3, 11) The best-recognized risk factors for the development of SCFNN are perinatal asphyxia and therapeutic hypothermia.
Contract notice: Supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance of equipment for targeted temperature control - therapeutic hypothermia - and supply of associated consumables.
Pre-hospital core temperature measurement in accidental and therapeutic hypothermia.
1,2) SFN has been noted after therapeutic hypothermia that is utilized to minimize neurologic effects of neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.
Keywords: cerebral edema, hypothermia, intracranial pressure, neurocritical care, therapeutic hypothermia
However, the company based out of Atlanta, Georgia, is working to turn the science fiction into reality by researching in areas like therapeutic hypothermia, nutrition and intravenous support and metabolic rate, to realize the potential of deep space travel.
Reverend James Morel of Gilford will tell you that he is alive today because of the funds given to support therapeutic hypothermia at Concord Hospital.
Although we cannot start neonatal therapeutic hypothermia, as Dr.
sup][1] Hypothermia therapy has been validated in reliable randomized controlled clinical trials, and mild therapeutic hypothermia has been associated with neuroprotection in comatose patients after cardiac arrest.

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