perspiratory

adjective

per·​spi·​ra·​to·​ry pər-ˈspī-rə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce perspiratory (audio) ˈpər-sp(ə-)rə- How to pronounce perspiratory (audio)
: of, relating to, secreting, or inducing perspiration

Word History

First Known Use

1724, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of perspiratory was in 1724

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Cite this Entry

“Perspiratory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perspiratory. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

perspiratory

adjective
per·​spi·​ra·​to·​ry pər-ˈspī-rə-ˌtōr-ē How to pronounce perspiratory (audio) ˈpər-sp(ə-)rə- How to pronounce perspiratory (audio)
-ˌtȯr-
: of, relating to, secreting, or inducing perspiration
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