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hyperthermia, hyperthermy

an abnormally high fever, sometimes induced as treatment for disease.
See also: Disease and Illness
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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.
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.