heatstroke definition

  • noun:
    • A severe situation of hyperthermia where body temperature goes up above 40.8°C or 105.1 °F.
    • A physiological disruption brought on by experience of extortionate heat, leading to quick pulse, hot dry epidermis, and fever, ultimately causing loss of awareness.
    • Collapse or fever caused by exposure to extortionate heat associated with environment. See sunstroke.
    • failure brought on by exposure to exorbitant temperature

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