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heat prostration

noun, Medicine/Medical
Origin of heat prostration
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for heat prostration
  • One guardsman was treated and released at the hospital and another was admitted with heat prostration.
  • Alert staff to the signs, symptoms and consequences of heat prostration, heat stroke and heat cramps.
  • As well, heat within the pipe run may cause the worker to suffer heat prostration.
British Dictionary definitions for heat prostration

heat prostration

another name for heat exhaustion
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heat prostration in Medicine

heat prostration n.
See heat exhaustion.

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