Heatstroke Definition

hētstrōk
noun
A serious failure of the body's heat-regulation mechanisms resulting from excessive exposure to intense heat and characterized by high fever, dry skin, collapse, and sometimes convulsions or coma.
Webster's New World

(pathology) A severe case of hyperthermia in which body temperature rises above 40.8°C or 105.1 °F.

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Synonyms:
  • heat hyperpyrexia
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Noun

Singular:
heatstroke
Plural:
heatstrokes

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