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hy•po•ther•mi•a



Pronunciation: (hī"pu-thûr'mē-u), [key]
n.
1. Pathol.subnormal body temperature.
2. Med.the artificial reduction of body temperature to slow metabolic processes, as for facilitating heart surgery.

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