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Meaning of DIAPHORESIS

Pronunciation:  `dIufu'reesis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid; "perspiration is a homeostatic process"
 

DIAPHORESIS is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: hidrosis, perspiration, sudation, sweating
 
 See Also: activity, bodily function, bodily process, body process, hyperhidrosis, hyperidrosis, polyhidrosis

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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