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heat exhaustion

noun
1.
a condition characterized by faintness, rapid pulse, nausea, profuse sweating, cool skin, and collapse, caused by prolonged exposure to heat accompanied by loss of adequate fluid and salt from the body.
Also called heat prostration.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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British Dictionary definitions for heat-exhaustion

heat exhaustion

noun
1.
a condition resulting from exposure to intense heat, characterized by dizziness, abdominal cramp, and prostration Also called heat prostration Compare heatstroke
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heat-exhaustion in Medicine

heat exhaustion n.
A condition caused by exposure to heat, marked by prostration, weakness, and collapse, resulting from unrecognized or unavoidable dehydration. Also called heat prostration.

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