Definitions for diaphoretic-ˈrɛt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

di•a•pho•re•sisˌdaɪ ə fəˈri sɪs(n.)

  1. perspiration, esp. when artificially induced.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of diaphoresis:

1675–85; < LL < Gk diaphórēsis=diaphorē-, var. s. of diaphoreîn disperse

di`a•pho•ret′ic-ˈrɛt ɪk(adj.; n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. diaphoretic(adj)

    used to produce perspiration

  2. diaphoretic, sudorific(adj)

    inducing perspiration


  1. diaphoretic(Noun)

    A product or agent which induces or promotes perspiration.

  2. diaphoretic(Adjective)

    Generating sweat or perspiration.

  3. Origin: From Latin diaphoreticus, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Diaphoretic(adj)

    alt. of Diaphoretical

  2. Diaphoretic(noun)

    a medicine or agent which promotes perspiration


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