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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