hyperhidrosis


hy·per·hi·dro·sis

noun \ˌhī-pər-hī-ˈdrō-səs\

Definition of HYPERHIDROSIS

:  generalized or local excessive sweating

Origin of HYPERHIDROSIS

New Latin hidrosis perspiration, from Greek hidrōsis, from hidroun to sweat, from hidrōs sweat — more at sweat
First Known Use: circa 1860

hy·per·hi·dro·sis

noun \-hid-ˈrō-səs, -hī-ˈdrō-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural hy·per·hi·dro·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HYPERHIDROSIS

: generalized or localized excessive sweating—compare hypohidrosis

Variants of HYPERHIDROSIS

hy·per·hi·dro·sis also hy·peri·dro·sis \-id-ˈrō-, -ī-ˈdrō-\

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