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diaphoresis

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noun di·a·pho·re·sis \ˌdī-ə-fə-ˈrē-səs, (ˌ)dī-ˌa-fə-\

Definition of diaphoresis

plural di·a·pho·re·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  perspiration; especially :  profuse perspiration artificially induced



Origin of diaphoresis

Late Latin, from Greek diaphorēsis, from diaphorein to dissipate by perspiration, from dia- + phorein, frequentative of pherein to carry


First Known Use: circa 1681


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diaphoresis

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noun di·a·pho·re·sis \ˌdī-ə-fə-ˈrē-səs, (ˌ)dī-ˌaf-ə-\

Medical Definition of diaphoresis

plural di·a·pho·re·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  perspiration; especially :  profuse perspiration artificially induced




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