diaphoretic

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

Definition of diaphoretic 

1 : having the power to increase perspiration

2 : perspiring profusely

Other words from diaphoretic

diaphoretic noun

First Known Use of diaphoretic

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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diaphoretic

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

Medical Definition of diaphoretic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : having the power to increase sweating

2 : perspiring profusely : covered with sweat : sweaty

diaphoretic

noun

Medical Definition of diaphoretic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an agent capable of inducing sweating

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