Definition of hidrosis in English:

hidrosis

noun

Medicine
  • [mass noun] The action of sweating.

    • ‘Fewer than 6 percent of patients had severe compensatory hidrosis, and the recurrence rate was 3 percent.’
    • ‘Protein losses in sweat, protein hidrosis, also occur as a result of exercise.’
    • ‘Patients presenting with palmar-plantar hidrosis deserve a trial of all conservative treatments including iontophoresis before more aggressive techniques such as botulinum toxin are tried.’
    perspiration, moisture, dampness, wetness, lather
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Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek hidrōsis, from hidrōs sweat.

Pronunciation:

hidrosis

/hɪˈdrəʊsɪs/