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anhidrosis

[an-hi-droh-sis, -hahy-] /ˌæn hɪˈdroʊ sɪs, -haɪ-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
the deficiency or absence of perspiration; adiaphoresis.
Also, anhydrosis.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see an-1, hidrosis
Related forms
anhidrotic, anhydrotic
[an-hi-drot-ik, -hahy-] /ˌæn hɪˈdrɒt ɪk, -haɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anhidrotic

anhidrotic

/ˌænhɪˈdrɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
curbing the secretion of sweat
noun
2.
a substance that suppresses sweating

anhidrosis

/ˌænhɪˈdrəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) the absence of sweating
Word Origin
from an- + Greek hidrōs sweat + -osis
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anhidrotic in Medicine

anhidrosis an·hi·dro·sis (ān'hī-drō'sĭs)
n.
Absence of sweating. Also called adiaphoresis, ischidrosis.

anhidrotic an·hi·drot·ic (ān'hī-drŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or characterized by anhidrosis. n.
An agent that reduces, prevents, or stops sweating.

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