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[mass noun] The action of sweating.
perspiration, moisture, dampness, wetness, latherView synonyms
- ‘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.’
Mid 19th century: from Greek hidrōsis, from hidrōs sweat.
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