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Core Body Temperature

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noun - The core body temperature is the operating temperature of a human, specifically in the deep structures of the body such as the liver, in comparison to the temperature of peripheral tissues. This optimum temperature is 36.8°C (98.2°F) through it varies regularly as controlled by one’s circadian rhythms. Temperature examination in the rectum is the traditional standard measurement used to estimate core temperature.

Usage[edit]

The swimmer finished the race, but her core body temperature had dropped significantly and she was experiencing hypothermia.

Synonyms[edit]

core temperature, normal human body temperature

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