perspiration, esp. when profuse
Origin of diaphoresisLate Latin from Classical Greek diaphor?sis, a carrying away, perspiration from diaphorein from dia-, through + pherein, bear
Perspiration, especially when copious and medically induced.
Origin of diaphoresisLate Latin diaphorēsis from Greek from diaphorein to disperse dia- dia- phorein to convey frequentative of pherein to carry ; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.
- (physiology) Perspiration, especially when profuse and medically induced.