heat prostration


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Related to heat prostration: heat exhaustion, heat stroke, sunstroke, heat cramps

prostration

 [pros-tra´shun]
extreme exhaustion or lack of energy or power.
heat prostration heat exhaustion.

heat ex·haus·tion

a form of reaction to heat, marked by prostration, weakness, and collapse, resulting from severe dehydration.

heat prostration

heat prostration

prostration

extreme exhaustion, or lack of energy or power.

heat prostration
a condition caused by exposure to excessive heat. See also heat1 exhaustion.
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In very hot weather, it may be necessary to wet them down to prevent heat prostration.
New York City reported that nearly 200 had succumbed to heat prostration.
Still, they were surprised when they opened the door of the gas station mini-mart to find riders suffering from heat prostration lying on the floors and propped up against the beverage coolers.