Definition of hyperthermic in US English:

hyperthermic

adjective

Medicine
  • See hyperthermia

    • ‘This is well below the temperatures inducing hyperthermic effects.’
    • ‘Heart rate, cardiac output, and minute ventilation increase under hyperthermic conditions, while visceral perfusion decreases.’
    • ‘Based on these findings, irrigation fluids should approximate body temperature to avoid hypothermic or hyperthermic injury.’
    • ‘She had become increasingly hyperthermic throughout the night.’
    • ‘Respiratory circuit function recorded in the ventral respiratory group is particularly susceptible to hyperthermic stress.’

Pronunciation

hyperthermic

/-ˈTHərmik/