Heat-exhaustion



noun
1.
a condition characterized by faintness, rapid pulse, nausea, profuse sweating, cool skin, and collapse, caused by prolonged exposure to heat accompanied by loss of adequate fluid and salt from the body.
noun
1.
a condition resulting from exposure to intense heat, characterized by dizziness, abdominal cramp, and prostration Also called heat prostration Compare heatstroke

heat exhaustion n.
A condition caused by exposure to heat, marked by prostration, weakness, and collapse, resulting from unrecognized or unavoidable dehydration. Also called heat prostration.

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