diaphoretic

adjective di·a·pho·ret·ic \ -ˈre-tik \

Definition of diaphoretic

1 : having the power to increase perspiration
2 : perspiring profusely

diaphoretic

noun

First Known Use of diaphoretic

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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1

diaphoretic

adjective di·a·pho·ret·ic \ -ˈret-ik \

medical Definition of diaphoretic

1 : having the power to increase sweating
2 : perspiring profusely : covered with sweat : sweaty

2

diaphoretic

noun

medical Definition of diaphoretic

: an agent capable of inducing sweating

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