total body hypothermia

to·tal bod·y hy·po·ther·mi·a

the deliberate reduction of total body temperature to reduce tissue metabolism.

to·tal bod·y hy·po·ther·mi·a

(tō'tăl bod'ē hī'pō-thĕr'mē-ă)
The deliberate reduction of total body temperature, to reduce tissue metabolism.
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According to preliminary reports, the death came after the total body hypothermia.
In a second clinical trial, the Total Body Hypothermia for Neonatal Encephalopathy (TOBY) trial of whole-body cooling, 325 newborns with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy were randomized to whole-body cooling or usual care.