n. perspiration (especially referring to excessive perspiration)

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  • Diaphoresis — The facial sweat of a runner ICD 10 R61 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • diaphoresis — [dī΄ə fə rē′sis] n. [LL < Gr diaphorēsis, a carrying away, perspiration < diaphorein < dia , through + pherein, BEAR1] perspiration, esp. when profuse …   English World dictionary

  • Diaphoresis — Di a*pho*re sis, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to carry through, to throw off by perspiration; dia through + ? to carry.] (Med.) Perspiration, or an increase of perspiration …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Diaphorēsis — (gr.), Hautausdünstung; daher Diaphoretische Mittel (Diaphoretĭca), Hautausdünstung befördernde, schweißtreibende Mittel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Diaphorēsis — (griech.), das Schwitzen; Diaphoretĭka, schweißtreibende Mittel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Diaphoresis — Diaphorēsis (grch.), Hautausdünstung, Schwitzen; diaphorētische Mittel, schweißtreibende Mittel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Diaphoresis — Diaphoresis, griech., Hautausdünstung. – Diaphoretische Mittel, schweißtreibende, die Hautausdünstung fördernde Mittel. Dahin gehören a) mildere D.: warme Getränke, Goldschwefel, Brechweinstein, essigsaures Ammoniak, Pflanzensäuren, Opium,… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • diaphoresis — noun (plural diaphoreses) Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek diaphorēsis, from diaphorein to dissipate by perspiration, from dia + phorein, frequentative of pherein to carry Date: circa 1681 perspiration; especially profuse perspiration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • diaphoresis — SYN: perspiration (1). [G. d., fr. dia, through, + phoreo, to carry] * * * di·a·pho·re·sis .dī ə fə rē səs, (.)dī .af ə n, pl re·ses .sēz PERSPIRATION esp profuse perspiration artificially induced * * * n. the process of sweating, especially… …   Medical dictionary

  • diaphoresis — di•a•pho•re•sis [[t]ˌdaɪ ə fəˈri sɪs[/t]] n. med perspiration, esp. when artificially induced • Etymology: 1675–85; < LL < Gk diaphórēsis=diaphorē , var. s. of diaphoreîn disperse di a•pho•ret′ic ˈrɛt ɪk adj. n …   From formal English to slang

  • diaphoresis — /duy euh feuh ree sis/, n. Med. perspiration, esp. when artificially induced. [1675 85; < LL < Gk: a sweating, equiv. to diaphore (verbid s. of diaphoreîn to carry off or through) + sis SIS] * * * …   Universalium

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