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hyperhidrosis

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noun hy·per·hi·dro·sis \ˌhī-pər-hī-ˈdrō-səs\

Definition of hyperhidrosis

  1. :  generalized or local excessive sweating



Origin and Etymology of hyperhidrosis

New Latin hidrosis perspiration, from Greek hidrōsis, from hidroun to sweat, from hidrōs sweat — more at sweat


First Known Use: circa 1860


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hyperhidrosis

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noun hy·per·hi·dro·sis \-hid-ˈrō-səs, -hī-ˈdrō-\

Medical Definition of hyperhidrosis

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hyperhidroses

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  1. :  generalized or localized excessive sweating—compare hypohidrosis



Variants of hyperhidrosis

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hyperidrosis

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