polyhidrosis

noun

poly·​hi·​dro·​sis
¦pälēˌhī¦drōsə̇s,
-lə̇-,
-hi¦-
variants or less commonly polyidrosis
-ēˌī¦d-,
-ēə̇¦d-
plural polyhidroses or polyidroses
-ōˌsēz
: excessive secretion of perspiration

Word History

Etymology

polyhidrosis from New Latin, from poly- + hidrosis; polyidrosis from New Latin, from poly- + -idrosis

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“Polyhidrosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyhidrosis. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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