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diaphoresis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diaphoresis  \Di`a*pho*re"sis\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?,  fr  ?  to  carry 
  through  to  throw  off  by  perspiration;  dia`  through  +  ?  to 
  carry.]  (Med.) 
  Perspiration,  or  an  increase  of  perspiration. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diaphoresis 
  n  :  salty  fluid  secreted  by  sweat  glands;  "sweat  poured  off  his 
  brow"  [syn:  {perspiration},  {sweat},  {sudor},  {hidrosis}, 
  {water}] 




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