heat prostration

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Related to heat prostration: heat exhaustion, heat stroke, sunstroke, heat cramps
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Synonyms for heat prostration

a condition marked by dizziness and nausea and weakness caused by depletion of body fluids and electrolytes

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Many reports have described heat prostration as a pathological condition related to heat, noting that the risk of its occurrence increases in accordance with increases in temperature.
On July 6 the Gazette listed four deaths and 28 heat prostrations.
As a result of a lack of oxygen and temperature control in the cargo holds, the most common causes of death are suffocation and heat prostration, although one airline was cited for placing a dog too close to a motor, which burned the animal.
Through the Government of Pakistan, the American people donated generators and air conditioned tents to provide comfort for those suffering from disease or heat prostration.
We drank extraordinary amounts of liquid to stave off heat prostration, similar to what soldiers in Iraq do on an average day.
It doesn't take long to die of dehydration or of heat prostration in this region.
Heat stress, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke or heat prostration are increasingly severe levels of the same basic condition.
Also, Robinson only lost to Maxim because he was suffering from heat prostration, courtesy of 104-degree heat at Yankee Stadium.