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hidrosis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hidrosis  \Hi*dro"sis\,  n.  [Written  also  but  incorrectly, 
  {idrosis}.]  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  to  sweat,  ?  sweat.] 
  1.  (Physiol.)  Excretion  of  sweat;  perspiration. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  Excessive  perspiration;  also  any  skin  disease 
  characterized  by  abnormal  perspiration. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hidrosis 
  n  :  salty  fluid  secreted  by  sweat  glands;  "sweat  poured  off  his 
  brow"  [syn:  {perspiration},  {sweat},  {diaphoresis},  {sudor}, 
  {water}] 




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