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Related to hypothermal: hyperthermal
Of, relating to, or being mineral deposits formed at great depths and high temperatures.
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1. (Medicine) Also: hypothermic of, relating to, or characterized by hypothermia
2. (Geological Science) (of rocks and minerals) formed at great depth under conditions of high temperature
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hy•po•ther•mal(ˌhaɪ pəˈθɜr məl)
1. (of mineral deposits) formed at great depths and high temperatures.
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