← Chapter 17: Hypothermia Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All hypothermia A condition in which the body temperature is lower than normal deliberately lower For some surgical procedures the body temperature is ________________. to reduce the metabolic rate and need for oxygen Why would the temperature need to be lower for some surgical procedures? cryoanesthesia cooling or freezing of a local area to block pain impulses is called what?