Sudoriferous
Sudoriferous Su`dor*if"er*ous, a. [L. sudor sweat + -ferous.] (Physiol.) Producing, or secreting, sweat; sudoriparous. [1913 Webster]

{Sudoriferous glands} (Anat.), small convoluted tubular glands which are situated in the subcutaneous tissues and discharge by minute orifices in the surface of the skin; the sweat glands. [1913 Webster]


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  • sudoriferous — [so͞o΄də rif′ər əs] adj. [ModL sudoriferus < L sudor (gen. sudoris): see SWEAT & FEROUS] secreting sweat …   English World dictionary

  • sudoriferous — adjective Etymology: Late Latin sudorifer, from Latin sudor sweat (from sudare to sweat) + ifer iferous more at sweat Date: 1597 producing or conveying sweat < sudoriferous glands > < a sudoriferous duct > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sudoriferous — sudoriferousness, n. /sooh deuh rif euhr euhs/, adj. bearing or secreting sweat. [1590 1600; < LL sudorifer (L sudor , s. of sudor sweat (sud(are) to SWEAT + or OR1) + i I + fer FER) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sudoriferous — adjective sweaty or sweating, bearing sweat …   Wiktionary

  • sudoriferous — Carrying or producing sweat. [sudor + L. fero, to bear] * * * su·do·rif·er·ous (soo″də rifґər əs) [sudor + ferous] 1. conveying sweat. 2. sudoriparous …   Medical dictionary

  • sudoriferous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Producing or covered with sweat: perspiring, sweating, sweaty. See DRY …   English dictionary for students

  • sudoriferous — inducing or secreting sweat Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • sudoriferous — su·dor·if·er·ous || ‚sjuːdÉ™ rɪfÉ™rÉ™s adj. producing or secreting sweat (Physiology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sudoriferous — [ˌsu:də rɪf(ə)rəs] adjective (of a gland) secreting sweat. Origin C16 (in the sense sudorific ): from late L. sudorifer (from L. sudor sweat ) + ous …   English new terms dictionary

  • sudoriferous — su·do·rif·er·ous …   English syllables

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