Hidrosis definition

hī-drōsĭs, hĭ-
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The formation and excretion of sweat.
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Sweat, especially in excessive or abnormal amounts.
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Perspiration; sweating; esp., excessive sweating.
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Any skin condition characterized by excessive sweating.
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The formation and excretion of sweat.
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Sweat, especially in excessive or abnormal amounts.
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(physiology) The formation and excretion of sweat; perspiration.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hidrosis
Plural:
hidroses

Origin of hidrosis

  • Greek hidrōsis sweating from hidroun to sweat from hidrōs sweat sweid- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From New Latin, from Ancient Greek stem of ἱδρώς (hidros, “sweat”) + -sis

    From Wiktionary