hypothermia(redirected from accidental hypothermia)
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Abnormally low body temperature.
hy′po·ther′mic (-mĭk) adj.
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)
subnormal body temperature.
Abnormally low body temperature, often caused by prolonged exposure to cold.
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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|Noun||1.||hypothermia - subnormal body temperature |
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hypothermia[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] N → hipotermia f
hypothermia[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːrmiə] n → hypothermie f
hypothermia[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] n (Med) → ipotermia
n. hipotermia, temperatura baja.