- perspiration; sweating; esp., excessive sweating
- any skin condition characterized by excessive sweating
Origin of hidrosisModern Latin from Classical Greek hidr?sis from hidroun, to perspire from hidr?s, sweat
- The formation and excretion of sweat.
- Sweat, especially in excessive or abnormal amounts.
Origin of hidrosisGreek hidrōsis sweating from hidroun to sweat from hidrōs sweat ; see sweid- in Indo-European roots.
From New Latin, from Ancient Greek stem of ἱδρώς (hidros, “sweat”) + -sis