body temperature

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
Syn: ↑blood heat
Hypernyms: ↑vital sign, ↑temperature

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body temperature UK US noun [uncountable]
the normal temperature of your body, measured with a thermometer
Thesaurus: neither hot nor coldsynonym general words for warm and hotsynonym

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