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diaphoresis

[dahy-uh-fuh-ree-sis] /ˌdaɪ ə fəˈri sɪs/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
perspiration, especially when artificially induced.
Origin
1675-1685
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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British Dictionary definitions for diaphoresis

diaphoresis

/ˌdaɪəfəˈriːsɪs/
noun
1.
a technical name for sweating See sweat (sense 10)
2.
perceptible and excessive sweating; sweat
Word Origin
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 in Medicine

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

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