diaphoretic

[dahy-uh-fuh-ret-ik] Medicine/Medical.
adjective
1.
producing perspiration.
noun
2.
a diaphoretic medicine.

Origin:
1555–65; < Late Latin diaphorēticus < Greek diaphorētikós promoting perspiration, equivalent to diaphorē- (see diaphoresis) + -tikos -tic

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diaphoretic (ˌdaɪəfəˈrɛtɪk)
 
adj
1.  relating to or causing sweat
 
n
2.  a diaphoretic drug or agent

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diaphoretic di·a·pho·ret·ic (dī'ə-fə-rět'ĭk, dī-āf'ə-)
adj.
Producing or increasing perspiration. n.
A medicine or other agent that produces perspiration.

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Example sentences
Replace dressings more frequently in diaphoretic patients.
It has also been used as a diaphoretic and weak anti-inflammatory.
She was diaphoretic, gasping, and lost consciousness.
These patients may appear pale, diaphoretic, or cyanotic.
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