hypothermia hypothermia  /ˌhaɪ pə ˈθɜr mi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) subnormal body temperature

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Every so often a hiker caught unawares by plunging temperatures, fierce winds and snow squalls dies of hypothermia.
  2. To treat hypothermia, doctors and mountain rescue experts counsel common sense.

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  1. "We have found they have water saturation, which means the water is getting through to their skin, which can cause hypothermia or any other illness to actually effect them," said Jennifer Churchill of the Division of Wildlife.
    on Jan 21, 2007 By: Winston Churchill Source: cbs4denver.com

  2. "I turned around, saw the plane in the water, and I reacted," said Capt. Vince Lombardi, 32, whose ferry, the Thomas Jefferson, was the first boat at the scene. "You die from hypothermia after about five minutes out there."
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Vince Lombardi Source: YourNabe.com

  3. "I'm not impressed for a moment that they've been trained to be alert to the signs of initial hypothermia," Phillip said.
    on May 18, 2008 By: Stewart Phillip Source: CTV.ca

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