noun Etymology: New Latin hidrosis perspiration, from Greek hidrōsis, from hidroun to sweat, from hidrōs sweat — more at sweat Date: circa 1860 generalized or local excessive sweating

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  • Hyperhidrosis — Primary hyperhidrosis is the condition characterized by abnormally increased perspiration, in excess of that required for regulation of body temperature. igns and symptomsHyperhidrosis can either be generalized or localized to specific parts of… …   Wikipedia

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  • hyperhidrosis — /huy peuhr hi droh sis/, n. Pathol. abnormally excessive sweating. Also, hyperidrosis /huy peuhr i droh sis/. [1850 55; HYPER + HIDROSIS] * * * ▪ pathology also spelled  hyperidrosis        excessive sweating, either general or local. A person… …   Universalium

  • Hyperhidrosis — Excessive sweating. Hidrosis meaning sweating, so hyperhidrosis is too much sweating. * * * Excessive or profuse sweating. SYN: polyhidrosis, sudorrhea. [hyper + hidrosis] gustatory h. excessive sweating of the lips, nose, and forehead after… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperhidrosis — noun A medical condition with the primary symptom of excessive sweating, in excess of that required for regulation of body temperature …   Wiktionary

  • hyperhidrosis — n. excessive sweating (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperhidrosis — hy·per·hidrosis …   English syllables

  • hyperhidrosis — hyperidrosis; n. excessive sweating, which may occur in certain diseases, such as thyrotoxicosis or fevers, or following the use of certain drugs. More commonly, however, there is no underlying cause for this condition. There are many successful… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hyperhidrosis — hy•per•hi•dro•sis [[t]ˌhaɪ pər hɪˈdroʊ sɪs[/t]] also hy•per•i•dro•sis [[t] ɪˈdroʊ [/t]] n. pat abnormally excessive sweating • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

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