[heet-strohk] /ˈhitˌstroʊk/

a disturbance of the temperature-regulating mechanisms of the body caused by overexposure to excessive , resulting in fever, hot and dry skin, and rapid pulse, sometimes progressing to delirium and coma.
a condition resulting from prolonged exposure to intense heat, characterized by high fever and in severe cases convulsions and coma See sunstroke

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