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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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The incidence and significance of accidental hypothermia in major trauma-a prospective observational study.
Ala-Kokko, "Accidental hypothermia: factors related to long-term hospitalization.
Introduction: Severe accidental hypothermia in trauma patients is rarely encountered in tropical areas.
Accidental hypothermia in the wilderness setting has been classified by numerous means, including symptoms and clinical signs, and measured core temperature (Table 1).