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Meaning of HIDROSIS

Pronunciation:  hi'drowsis

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

HIDROSIS is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

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

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hi*dro"sis\, n. [Written also, but incorrectly,
{idrosis}.] [NL., fr. Gr. ? to sweat, ? sweat.]
1. (Physiol.) Excretion of sweat; perspiration.

2. (Med.) Excessive perspiration; also, any skin disease
   characterized by abnormal perspiration.

 

 

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