American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Unusually high body temperature.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as hyperpyrexia.
- n. pathology The condition of having an abnormally high body temperature caused by a failure of the heat-regulating mechanisms of the body to deal with the heat coming from the environment.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. abnormally high body temperature.
- n. abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)
“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.”
“Auburn University, said children are more susceptible to it and can develop a condition known as hyperthermia much easier than adults.”
“On humans, in 2007, Berlin's Charité Hospital used a technique which involved mNPs, called hyperthermia, to destroy a particularly severe form of brain cancer in 14 patients.”
“The nanoparticles in question are spheres of magnetite so tiny that a few thousand of them lined up would stretch a hair's width, and they have potential uses both as the basis of better data storage systems and in biological applications such as hyperthermia treatment for cancer.”
“For hyperthermia, I expect a very similar track.”
“Knowing about boating accidents and how deadly hyperthermia can be even in short sleeve weather.”
“As early as 2004, the FDA warned J & J its sales materials downplayed the "serious side effects associated with Topamax, including oligohidrosis decreased sweating, hyperthermia, and metabolic acidosis," a violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.”
“Even in the summer season if you are injured and unable to return to camp and are waiting rescuing, the night temps can drop below enough for you to be at risk for hyperthermia.”
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