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hypothermia

noun [U] uk   /ˌhaɪ.pəˈθɜː.mi.ə/ us    /-poʊˈθɝː-/
a serious medical condition in which a person's body temperature falls below the usual level as a result of being in severe cold for a long time: In this current cold spell, many old people are dying needlessly of hypothermia.
Translations of “hypothermia”
in Spanish hipotermia…
in Chinese (Traditional) (因持續寒冷而)體溫過低…
in Russian переохлаждение…
in Turkish ısı kaybı/düşmesi hastalığı, hipotermia…
in Chinese (Simplified) (因持续寒冷而)体温过低…
in Polish hipotermia…
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