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hyperhidrosis

[hahy-per-hi-droh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pər hɪˈdroʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
abnormally excessive sweating.
Also, hyperidrosis
[hahy-per-i-droh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pər ɪˈdroʊ sɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of hyperhidrosis
1850-1855
1850-55; hyper- + hidrosis
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hyperhidrosis in Medicine

hyperhidrosis hy·per·hi·dro·sis (hī'pər-hī-drō'sĭs, -hĭ-) or hy·per·i·dro·sis (hī'pər-ĭ-)
n.
Excessive or profuse perspiration. Also called polyhidrosis.


hy'per·hi·drot'ic (-drŏt'ĭk) adj.
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