diaphoretic

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adjective di·a·pho·ret·ic \-ˈre-tik\

Definition of diaphoretic

  1. 1 :  having the power to increase perspiration

  2. 2 :  perspiring profusely

diaphoretic

noun

First Known Use of diaphoretic

15th century


Medical Dictionary

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diaphoretic

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adjective di·a·pho·ret·ic \-ˈret-ik\

Medical Definition of diaphoretic

  1. 1:  having the power to increase sweating

  2. 2:  perspiring profusely :  covered with sweat :  sweaty


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diaphoretic

noun di·a·pho·ret·ic

Medical Definition of diaphoretic

  1. :  an agent capable of inducing sweating


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