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hyperthermia, hyperthermy

an abnormally high fever, sometimes induced as treatment for disease.
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Noun1.hyperthermy - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hyperpyrexia - extremely high fever (especially in children)
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These are cryoablation, hot saline solution irrigation, diode laser hyperthermy and microwave ablation.6,7 However, only, few trials have been undertaken to assess their efficacy and safety.2
Said London hyperthermy trial chief Watson: "I don't expect that hyperthermia will entirely replace prostatectomy, but that it will find its place among the treatments at our disposal.