Definition of Diaphoresis

1. Noun. The process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid. "Perspiration is a homeostatic process"




Definition of Diaphoresis

1. n. Perspiration, or an increase of perspiration.

Definition of Diaphoresis

1. Noun. (physiology) Perspiration, especially when profuse and medically induced. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Diaphoresis

1. [n -RESES]

Medical Definition of Diaphoresis

1. Perspiration, especially profuse perspiration. Synonym: sudoresis. Origin: Gr. Diaphoresis This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diaphoresis

diaphanous
diaphanously
diaphanousness
diaphemetric
diaphen hydrochloride
diapheromera
diaphone
diaphones
diaphonic
diaphonics
diaphonies
diaphony
diaphorase
diaphorases
diaphoreses
diaphoresis (current term)
diaphoretic
diaphoretical
diaphoretics
diaphorite
diaphote
diaphotes
diaphragm of sella
diaphragm pessary
diaphragm sellae
diaphragm wall
diaphragm walls
diaphragma
diaphragma pelvis

Literary usage of Diaphoresis

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1. Saint Louis Medical and Surgical Journal (1871)
"I. On the Therapeutic Value of diaphoresis. By Dr. W. LEUBE, Lecturer and First ... In this respect, diaphoresis holds the first place among the remedies ..."

2. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"diaphoresis by the subcutaneous injection of pilocarpine is so disagreeable for the patient that it has been given up. The most usual means of producing ..."

3. Intestinal auto-intoxication by Adolphe Combe (1908)
"diaphoresis Without doubt when it is a question of acute intoxication, ... In renal insufficiency and specially in uraemia, diaphoresis renders great ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1905)
"diaphoresis IN THE TREATMENT OF EYE DISEASES.1 BY HOWARD F. HANSELL, MD, PHILADELPHIA, Professor of Ophthalmology in the Jefferson Medical College of ..."

5. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1866)
"the heart and arterial system, and subsequently induces copious diaphoresis. Externally, either alone or combined with equal ..."

6. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Nursing by Achilles Edward Davis, Beaman Douglass (1905)
"... is of marked benefit. The use of tobacco and alcohol is to be stopped during the treatment. diaphoresis. Hypodermic injections of muriate of ..."

7. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1880)
"... evinced liy the rapid waste, emesis, diuresis, and diaphoresis. The testimony of the eclectic and allopathic schools as to its usefulness in low forms ..."

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