siriases

siriasis

[si-rahy-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Latin sīriāsis < Greek seiríāsis, equivalent to seiri(ân) to be hot, scorching (derivative of Seírios Sirius) + -āsis -asis

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siriasis

noun
sudden prostration due to exposure to the sun or excessive heat [syn: sunstroke
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