heat hyperpyrexia

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Related to heat hyperpyrexia: heat exhaustion
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Noun1.heat hyperpyrexia - collapse caused by exposure to excessive heatheat hyperpyrexia - collapse caused by exposure to excessive heat
collapse, prostration - an abrupt failure of function or complete physical exhaustion; "the commander's prostration demoralized his men"
heat exhaustion, heat prostration - a condition marked by dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by depletion of body fluids and electrolytes
insolation, siriasis, sunstroke, thermic fever - sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat
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The important ones are heat stroke, heat hyperpyrexia, heat exhaustion, heat syncope and heat cramps.
For a person who is experiencing heat hyperpyrexia or high fever due to extreme heat, traditional treatments include cooling the body externally.