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perspiratory

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adjective per·spi·ra·to·ry \pər-ˈspī-rə-ˌtȯr-ē, ˈpər-sp(ə-)rə-\

Definition of perspiratory

  1. :  of, relating to, secreting, or inducing perspiration



1725

First Known Use of perspiratory

1725


Medical Dictionary

perspiratory

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adjective per·spi·ra·to·ry \pər-ˈspī-rə-ˌtōr-ē, ˈpər-sp(ə-)rə-, -ˌtȯr-\

Medical Definition of perspiratory

  1. :  of, relating to, secreting, or inducing perspiration




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