SYN: sunstroke. [G. seiriasis, from seiriao, to be hot]

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si·ri·a·sis si-'rī-ə-səs n, pl -a·ses -.sēz SUNSTROKE

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sir·i·a·sis (sir-iґə-sis) sunstroke.

Medical dictionary. 2011.


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  • Siriasis — Si*ri a*sis, n. [L., fr. Gr. ???, fr. ??? the Dog Star, properly, scorching.] (Med.) (a) A sunstroke. (b) The act of exposing to a sun bath. [Obs.] Cf. {Insolation}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siriāsis — (gr.), 1) Erhitzung od. Entzündung des Gehirns von zu starker Einwirkung der Sonnenstrahlen, das Blattschießen, s.u. Blatt 17); 2) der Sonnenstich, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Siriasis — Siriasis, der Hitzschlag …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Siriasis — Siriăsis (grch.), Sonnenstich (s. Hitzschlag) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Siriasis — Siriasis, griech., Sonnenstich …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • siriasis — /si ruy euh sis/, n. Pathol. sunstroke. [1595 1605; < L siriasis < Gk seiríasis, equiv. to seiri(ân) to be hot, scorching (deriv. of Seírios SIRIUS) + asis ASIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Siriasis — Solstik …   Danske encyklopædi

  • siriasis — n. (Pathology) sunstroke, serious condition caused by excess exposure to the sun (characterized by fever, weakness, and possible coma or death) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • siriasis — n. [L.] (Med.) Sun stroke, insolation, stroke of the sun, coup de soleil …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • siriasis — si·ri·a·sis …   English syllables

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