hidrosis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hidrosis the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid "perspiration is a homeostatic process"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hidrosis (Med) Excessive perspiration; also, any skin disease characterized by abnormal perspiration.
    • Hidrosis (Physiol) Excretion of sweat; perspiration.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hidrosis In pathology, perspiration, especially when profuse or artificially produced; a sweating condition, or the state of being in a sweat. Also idrosis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. to sweat, sweat