body temperature


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Related to body temperature: basal body temperature, Low body temperature
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Noun1.body temperature - temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
temperature - the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
basal body temperature, basal temperature - body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anything
vital sign - sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition; "he was still alive but his vital signs were weak"
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Researchers have developed a 3-D printed sensor worn on the ear that measures core body temperature in real time.
It said heatstroke is a medical emergency and is a form of hyperthermia in which the body temperature is elevated dramatically and can be fatal if not promptly and properly treated.
Researchers from Canada and Brazil monitored body temperature in a group of captive lizards through these seasonal shifts.
Panasonic conducted an experiment to see how people's body temperature changes when love is verbally expressed.
The team conducted tests on mice to compare immune response to rhinovirus (RV) when cells were subjected to temperature ranges of 37 degrees Celsius or the human body temperature and 33 degrees Celsius, which is somewhat cooler.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The common cold virus can reproduce itself more efficiently in the cooler temperatures found inside the nose than at core body temperature, according to a new study.
Body temperature readings can be a useful diagnostic tool for identifying the presence of subclinical disease.
Using a dropper and ear drops that have been warmed to body temperature, squeeze the bulb and let the drops fall into the centre of their ear.
The body temperature of lizards is a reflection of their overall ecology including use of habitat, foraging tactics, nutritional state, and times of activity.
You should throw water on its body and try to bring down the body temperature and feed them with lots of liquids before rushing your pet to the nearby clinic," he said.
They claim that the weather increases the body temperature due to the heat and sweat, and that the increased temperature results in more calories burned.
Japan has taken the lead by launching a device for women to measure their body temperature, which tells a lot about their health, body rhythm and gynecological illness.