Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Unusually high body temperature.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as hyperpyrexia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun abnormally high body temperature.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun abnormally high body temperature; sometimes induced (as in treating some forms of cancer)

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Examples

  • Heatstroke, also known as hyperthermia, is different from having a fever, Dr. Hubbard says.

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  • Heatstroke, also known as hyperthermia, is different from having a fever, Dr. Hubbard says.

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  • Null says at least 494 children have died since 1998 from heatstroke also known as hyperthermia in vehicles in the USA.

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  • 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."

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  • Auburn University, said children are more susceptible to it and can develop a condition known as hyperthermia much easier than adults.

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  • 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."

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  • 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."

    Nano Tech Wire

  • 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."

    Nano Tech Wire

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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