adiaphoresis

  n. absence or lack of perspiration.
   ♦ adiaphoretic, n & adj. (drug) preventing perspiration.

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  • adiaphoresis — /ad ee af euh ree sis, euh duy euh feuh /, n. Med. absence or reduction of perspiration. [A 6 + DIAPHORESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • adiaphoresis — SYN: anhidrosis. [G. a priv. + diaphoresis, perspiration] …   Medical dictionary

  • adiaphoresis — n. (Medical) absence of perspiration; inability to perspire …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adiaphoresis — /ad ee af euh ree sis, euh duy euh feuh /, n. Med. absence or reduction of perspiration. [A 6 + DIAPHORESIS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anhidrosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 L74.4 ICD 9 705.0 …   Wikipedia

  • anhidrosis — anhidrotic, anhydrotic /an hi drot ik, huy /, adj. /an hi droh sis, huy /, n. Med. the deficiency or absence of perspiration; adiaphoresis. Also, anhydrosis. [ < NL; see AN 1, HIDROSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • anhidrosis — noun the reduced ability or inability to sweat. Syn: adiaphoresis, ischidrosis …   Wiktionary

  • Anhidrosis — 1. Not sweating. From the Greek an meaning not + hidros meaning sweat. Inability to sweat may seem a blessing but it is not, since to sweat is to be able to stay cool. Anhidrosis creates a dangerous inability to tolerate heat. 2. Too little… …   Medical dictionary

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