"hot flash." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 19 September 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/hot-flash>.
hot flash. (n.d.). Retrieved September 19th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/hot-flash
A sudden brief sensation of heat, often over the entire body, caused by a transient dilation of the blood vessels of the skin, experienced by many women in the period around menopause and by both women and men undergoing certain medical treatments, especially hormone treatments for breast or prostate cancer.