Hyperthermia meaning

hīpər-thûrmē-ə
Unusually high body temperature.
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Hyperpyrexia, esp. if induced to combat an illness.
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Unusually high body temperature.
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An abnormally high body temperature, usually resulting from infection, certain drugs and medications, or head injury. Hyperthermia is sometimes created intentionally to treat diseases, especially some cancers.
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(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.
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(medicine) The therapeutic use of applying heat to a patient.
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