noun Medicine/Medical.
perspiration, especially when artificially induced.

1675–85; < Late Latin < Greek: a sweating, equivalent to diaphorē- (verbid stem of diaphoreîn to carry off or through) + -sis -sis

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diaphoresis (ˌdaɪəfəˈriːsɪs)
1.  See sweat a technical name for sweating
2.  perceptible and excessive sweating; sweat
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek, from diaphorein to disperse by perspiration, from dia- + phorein to carry, variant of pherein]

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diaphoresis di·a·pho·re·sis (dī'ə-fə-rē'sĭs, dī-āf'ə-)
Perspiration, especially when copious and medically induced.

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