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normothermia

Definition:

normal body temperature

Class:

state noun (stable states of affairs)

Plural:

normothermias

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

New Latin, from normalis normal + -o- + -thermia -thermy
(Source: Merriam-Webster)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Human body temperature | Normal human body temperature | normothermia | euthermia

depends upon the place in the body at which the measurement is made, and the time of day and level of activity of the person. Despite what many schoolchildren are taught, there is no single number that represents a normal or healthy temperature for all... (45 of 3323 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Human body temperature

Collins Dictionary:

normothermia

normal body temperature | a temperature equivalent to normal body temperature | the condition of having normal body temperature (17 of 189 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/normothermia

Merriam-Webster:

normothermia | normothermic [adjective, related]

normal body temperature (3 of 25 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/normothermia

American Heritage Dictionary:

normothermia | normothermic [adjective, related]

A condition of normal body temperature. (6 of 20 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/normothermia

Wiktionary:

normothermia [medicine]

The condition of having a normal body temperature (8 of 10 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/normothermia

Encarta Dictionary:

normothermia | normothermic [adjective, derived]

the state of having a normal body temperature (8 of 22 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861683801​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Merriam-Webster:

normothermia

First use: 1898

Origin: New Latin, from normalis normal + -o- + -thermia -thermy

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/normothermia

American Heritage Dictionary:

normothermia

Origin: Latin norma, norm; see "norm" + "thermo-" + "-ia" [entry 1].

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/normothermia

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

normothermia

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "normothermia"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "normothermia" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/normothermia

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

normothermia

Audio: North American pronunciation of "normothermia"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=normot​02 word=normothermia

YourDictionary Audio:

normothermia

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "normothermia" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/normothermia

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