normothermia


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normothermia

 [nor″mo-ther´me-ah]
a normal state of temperature. adj., adj normother´mic.

nor·mo·ther·mi·a

(nōr'mō-ther'mē-ă),
Environmental temperature that does not cause increased or depressed activity of body cells.
[normo- + G. thermē, heat]

normothermia

(nôr′mō-thûr′mē-ə)
n.
A condition of normal body temperature.

nor′mo·ther′mic adj.

nor·mo·ther·mi·a

(nōr'mō-thĕr'mē-ă)
Environmental temperature that does not cause increased or depressed activity of body cells.
[normo- + G. thermē, heat]

normothermia

A body temperature within normal limits. The term is used mainly in contexts in which hypothermia is a possibility or a risk.
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