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hy·po·ther·mi·a

 (hī′pə-thûr′mē-ə)
n.
Abnormally low body temperature.

[hypo- + Greek thermē, heat; see gwher- in Indo-European roots + -ia.]

hy′po·ther′mic (-mĭk) adj.

hypothermia

(ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol an abnormally low body temperature, as induced in the elderly by exposure to cold weather
2. (Medicine) med the intentional reduction of normal body temperature, as by ice packs, to reduce the patient's metabolic rate: performed esp in heart and brain surgery

hy•po•ther•mi•a

(ˌhaɪ pəˈθɜr mi ə)

n.
subnormal body temperature.
[1885–90]
hy`po•ther′mic, adj.

hy·po·ther·mi·a

(hī′pə-thûr′mē-ə)
Abnormally low body temperature, often caused by prolonged exposure to cold.

hypothermia

a condition in which the body temperature is abnormally low. — hypothermal, adj.
See also: Body, Human
an abnormally low body temperature, sometimes induced as treatment for disease.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypothermia - subnormal body temperaturehypothermia - subnormal body temperature    
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
hyperthermia, hyperthermy - abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
Translations
podchlazení

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] Nhipotermia f

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːrmiə] nhypothermie f

hypothermia

nUnterkühlung f, → Kältetod m

hypothermia

[ˌhaɪpəʊˈθɜːmɪə] n (Med) → ipotermia

hy·po·ther·mi·a

n. hipotermia, temperatura baja.

hypothermia

n hipotermia
References in periodicals archive ?
Out of these 234 babies who were detected with hypothermia at the time of admission, 17.1% (40 babies) had mild hypothermia (36-36.4 [degrees]C), 76.5% (179 babies) had moderate hypothermia (32-36 [degrees]C) and 6.4% (15 babies) had severe hypothermia (< 32 [degrees]C).
Assessment of brain tissue injury after moderate hypothermia in neonates with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: A nested substudy of a randomized controlled trial.
Modern temperature management in aortic arch surgery: The dilemma of moderate hypothermia. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2014;45:27-39.
Neurological outcomes at 18 months of age after moderate hypothermia for perinatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy: Synthesis and meta-analysis of trial data.
The MSF medical team also treated many severe fuel burns, as well as over a dozen mild to moderate hypothermia cases.
Yokono, "Effect of moderate hypothermia on systemic and internal jugular plasma IL-6 levels after traumatic brain injury in humans," Journal of Neurotrauma, vol.
Moderate hypothermia was achieved for myocardial protection.
A recent study compared mild versus moderate hypothermia, which was defined as 33[degrees]C and 36[degrees]C, respectively.
Molitch, "Hyperglycemia and insulin resistance in cardiac arrest patients treated with moderate hypothermia," Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol.
Edwards et al., "Moderate hypothermia to treat perinatal asphyxial encephalopathy," New England Journal of Medicine, vol.
However, in part because of serious adverse events occurring during cooling, such as septicaemia and ventilator-associated pneumonia, it has been difficult to demonstrate the superiority of moderate hypothermia to conventional normothermic care or targeted temperature management to 36[degrees]C except for hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy in newborn infants [3-6].
Besides, 217(58%) cases had normal temperature, 49(13.1%) had hyperthermia, 50(13.4%) had mild hypothermia, and 58(15.5%) had moderate hypothermia. Mortality rate was high among cases with mild and moderate hypothermia i.e.

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