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Denoting hypothermia.
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Denoting hypothermia.
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(hī″pō-thĕr′măl) [″ + therme, heat]
1. Tepid.
2. Subnormal temperature.
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Q. what is the red line when your body temperature drops before you are getting hypothermia?

A. Hypothermia is a condition in which an organism's temperature drops below that required for normal metabolism and function. For people in stage 1 hypethermia, body temperature drops by 1-2°C below normal temperature (35-36°C). Mild to strong shivering occurs. In stage 2, body temperature drops by 2-4°C (35-33 degrees). Shivering becomes more violent. Muscle mis-coordination becomes apparent and movements are slow and labored and there is mild confusuin. In stage 3, body temperature drops below approximately 32 °C (89.6 °F). Shivering usually stops and there's difficulty speaking, sluggish thinking, and amnesia start to appear. Cellular metabolic processes shut down. This is life threatening.

Q. what can be done for spontaneous hypothermia? is there a deficiency of hormones or anything that can be taken

A. hypothermia can be caused by al sort of things. Some bacterial infections, poisoning, aciduria , hypothyroidism and more. Is this the only symptom? I’m sure there are some others. But I think this could be a good idea to check up with a Dr.

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To avoid similar establishments, we suggest regular malacologic and parasitologic surveillance of at least the thermal and hypothermal water bodies for these tropical invaders around European settlements.
The exclusively northern relic populations suggest a late Holocene hypothermal period as being responsible for the range retraction that all three subspecies now exhibit.
The hypothermal magmatic water mixed with abundant meteoric water and finally formed large area of propylitization.
Li, "Nature of ore-fluids of intracontinental intrusion-related hypothermal deposits and its difference from those in island arcs," Acta Petrologica Sinica, vol.
Its medicinal mineral water is characterized as hypothermal, strongly mineralized, sulphurated, sodic and sulphurized1.
He added "The mineralising system we are seeing at Nevera is very similar to prototype porphyry Cu and Cu/Au systems seen around the world with a large central intrusion surrounded by variably mineralized multiple porphyry apophyses, sitting at the base of a large mineralised hypothermal system with multiple mineral deposits, and this bodes well for future drilling".
The effect that this northward dispersal pattern has upon the population depends on whether these juveniles return south during autumn to overwinter or whether they become expatriated from the spawning population and die from hypothermal winter conditions at temperate latitudes.
Yet although the predictability of the seasonal cycle may be an important determinant of a species' latitudinal range, sudden and irregular freezes are more likely agents for actual hypothermal mortality, regardless of latitude (Storey, 1937).
The northern portion of the belt hosts primarily hypothermal and mesothermal deposits, whereas the southern and central sections are characterized by xenothermal mineralization, of which Cerro Rico is a prime example.