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hidropoiesis

[hid-roh-poi-ee-sis, hahy-droh-] /ˌhɪd roʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs, ˌhaɪ droʊ-/
noun
1.
the production of sweat.
Origin
hidro-, erroneously for Greek hidrōto-, combining form of hidrṓs sweat + poíēsis making; see poesy
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hidropoietic
[hid-roh-poi-et-ik, hahy-droh-] /ˌhɪd roʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk, ˌhaɪ droʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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hidropoietic in Medicine

hidropoiesis hi·dro·poi·e·sis (hī'drō-poi-ē'sĭs)
n.
The formation of sweat.


hi'dro·poi·et'ic (-ět'ĭk) adj.
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