|1.||pathol an abnormally low body temperature, as induced in the elderly by exposure to cold weather|
|2.||med the intentional reduction of normal body temperature, as by ice packs, to reduce the patient's metabolic rate: performed esp in heart and brain surgery|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|
|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
hypothermia hy·po·ther·mi·a (hī'pə-thûr'mē-ə)
Abnormally low body temperature.