diaphoresis


di·a·pho·re·sis

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

Definition of DIAPHORESIS

:  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

di·a·pho·re·sis

noun \ˌdī-ə-fə-ˈrē-səs, (ˌ)dī-ˌaf-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural di·a·pho·re·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of DIAPHORESIS

: perspiration; especially : profuse perspiration artificially induced

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