Hidrosis
Hidrosis Hi*dro"sis, n. [Written also, but incorrectly, {idrosis}.] [NL., fr. Gr. ? to sweat, ? sweat.] 1. (Physiol.) Excretion of sweat; perspiration. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Med.) Excessive perspiration; also, any skin disease characterized by abnormal perspiration. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • hidrosis — [hī drō′sis, hidrō′sis] n. pl. hidroses [hī drō′sēz΄, hi drō′sēz΄] [ModL < Gr hidrōsis < hidroun, to perspire < hidrōs, SWEAT] 1. perspiration; sweating; esp., excessive sweating 2. any skin condition characterized by excessive sweating …   English World dictionary

  • hidrosis — Producción y secreción de sudor. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • hidrosis — hidrotic /hi drot ik, huy /, adj. /hi droh sis, huy /, n. the excessive production of sweat. [1890 95; < Gk hídrosis sweating, equiv. to hidro , var. s. of hidroûn to sweat, v. deriv. of hidrós sweat + sis SIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hidrosis — Hi|d|ro|se, Hi|d|ro|sis, die; (Med.): 1. [griech. hi̓drōsis] Schweißbildung u. ausscheidung. 2. Erkrankung der Haut infolge krankhafter Schweißabsonderung. * * * Hi|dro|se, Hi|dro|sis, die; [1: griech. hídrōsis] (Med.): 1. Schweißbildung und… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hidrosis — Hi|dro|sis die; <aus gr. hídrōsis »das Schwitzen«> svw. ↑Hidrose …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hidrosis — hi•dro•sis [[t]hɪˈdroʊ sɪs, haɪ [/t]] n. pat the excessive production of sweat • Etymology: 1890–95; < Gk hídrōsis sweating hi•drot′ic ˈdrɒt ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

  • hidrosis — /həˈdroʊsəs/ (say huh drohsuhs) noun Pathology 1. excessive perspiration due to drugs, disease. 2. any of certain diseases characterised by sweating. {New Latin, special use of Greek hidrōsis perspiration} –hidrotic /həˈdrɒtɪk/ (say huh drotik),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • hidrosis — noun The formation and excretion of sweat; perspiration. Syn: diaphoresis, perspiration, sudation, sudoresis, sweating …   Wiktionary

  • hidrosis — The production and excretion of sweat. [G. hidros, sweat, + osis, condition] * * * hi·dro·sis hid rō səs, hī drō n, pl dro·ses .sēz excretion of sweat: PERSPIRATION * * * n …   Medical dictionary

  • hidrosis — n. excessive perspiration; any skin disease accompanied by excessive perspiration …   English contemporary dictionary

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