TOBY
 n.— «There was, however, an experimental trial which offered hope. Total body hypothermia (or Toby, as it’s known), involved cooling babies suffering from asphyxia (oxygen starvation) to try to prevent them from dying or developing disabilities.» —“Three days in a chiller saved my baby from brain damage” by Jo Kessel Daily Mail (United Kingdom) May 29, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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