Hypothermia meaning

hīpə-thûrmē-ə
Abnormally low body temperature.
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An abnormally low body temperature, often caused by prolonged exposure to cold.
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Abnormally low body temperature.
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A subnormal body temperature.
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The definition of hypothermia is a very body temperature below normal.

An example of hypothermia is a body temperature less than 89 degrees F.

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(pathology) Abnormally low body temperature; specifically, below 35°C.
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Origin of hypothermia

  • hypo– Greek thermē heat gwher- in Indo-European roots –ia

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From hypo- +‎Ancient Greek θέρμη (thermē, “heat”).

    From Wiktionary