Science / Weather / Heat Stroke: Introduced to the body by overexposure to high temperatures, particularly when accompanied by high humidity. The signs of heat stroke include when an individual's body temperature is greater than 105°F, the skin is hot and dry, there is a rapid and irregular pulse, perspiration has stopped, and one has lost consciousness. Seek immediate medical aid. May be called a sun-stroke when caused by direct exposure to the sun.
Heat Adjective Synonyms: warmth, warmness, hotness, fever, fieriness, torridity or torridness
Heat Noun Synonyms: warm (up)
Stroke Adjective Synonyms: blow, rap, tap, thump, knock, smack, whack, swipe, slam, strike, wallop
Stroke Noun Synonyms: action, motion, go, move, movement, feat, achievement
Stroke Verb Synonyms: flourish, movement, gesture, mark, dash, splash
Science / Biology / Myelin Sheath: Layers of specialized glial cells, called Schwann cells, that coat the axons of many neurons. MORE
Science / Chemistry / Molar Heat Capacity: The heat required to raise the temperature of one mole of a substance by 1°C is called the molar heat capacity of the substance. Molar heat capacity is an intensive property with SI system units of J MORE