Heat Stroke

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.

Other Words for Heat

Heat Adjective Synonyms: warmth, warmness, hotness, fever, fieriness, torridity or torridness
Heat Noun Synonyms: warm (up)
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Other Words for Stroke

Stroke Noun Synonyms: action, motion, go, move, movement, feat, achievement
Stroke Verb Synonyms: flourish, movement, gesture, mark, dash, splash
Stroke Adjective Synonyms: blow, rap, tap, thump, knock, smack, whack, swipe, slam, strike, wallop
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Myelin Sheath

Science / Biology / Myelin Sheath: Layers of specialized glial cells, called Schwann cells, that coat the axons of many neurons. MORE

Molar Heat Capacity

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

Latent Heat

Science / Chemistry / Latent Heat: Heat that is absorbed without causing a rise in temperature. For example, 'latent heat of vaporization' refers to the amount of heat required to convert a liquid to vapor at a particular temperature. MORE

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