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hypothermal

Syllabification: hy·po·ther·mal
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpōˈTHərməl
 
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Definition of hypothermal in English:

adjective

1Not very hot; tepid.
Example sentences
  • We will characterize the physiological relevance of such a hypothermal activation process in primary human lymphocytes.
  • Nothing is known on the physiological responses of lymphocytes during short-term hypothermal shifts.
1.1Relating to or suffering from hypothermia.
Example sentences
  • The variety of such injuries is very large and includes pedestrian and hypothermal deaths, ski injuries, and injuries from other sports-related activities.
  • This invention relates in general to methods and means for hypothermal medical treatment.
  • The use of trasilol is preferable in patients with a large scope of surgical intervention under prolonged hypothermal perfusion.
1.2 Geology Of or relating to mineral deposits formed at relatively high temperature and pressure.
Example sentences
  • The place offers slightly mineralised waters with hypothermal, hydrocarbonic sulphate and sodium-free composition.
  • The mineral water is slightly mineralised, hypothermal, hydro carbonic-sulphate-sodium.
  • Such pipes may have been present in other hypothermal deposits that are now currently inaccessible.

Derivatives

hypothermic

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Pronunciation: /-ˈTHərmik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • In the Altays, they got lost - and then hypothermic.
  • Of these characteristics, only duration of surgery was found to be significantly higher in hypothermic patients.
  • Approximately 10% of septic patients are hypothermic and 35% are normothermic at presentation.

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