body temperature

Definitions of body temperature
  1. noun
    temperature of the body; normally 98.6 F or 37 C in humans; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
    synonyms: blood heat
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    basal body temperature, basal temperature
    body temperature in the morning before rising or moving about or eating anything
    type of:
    the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)
    vital sign
    sign of life; usually an indicator of a person's general physical condition
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