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Definition of "hyperthermia" []

  • Unusually high body temperature. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "hyperthermia" in a sentence
  • "Null says at least 494 children have died since 1998 from heatstroke also known as hyperthermia in vehicles in the USA."
  • "Heatstroke, also known as hyperthermia, is different from having a fever, Dr. Hubbard says."
  • "Dr. Nisar Syed of The Long Beach Cancer Institute, Chancellor of American College of Radiation Oncology, explained: "Oncosensor has the potential to significantly enhance the eradication of malignant tumors by the heat treatment known as hyperthermia, by pointing to the surgeons the area of least oxygenated tissue.""