anhidrotic


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anhidrotic

(ˌænhɪˈdrɒtɪk) med
adj
(Medicine) curbing the secretion of sweat
n
(Medicine) a substance that suppresses sweating
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Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia (Christ-Seimens-Touraine syndrome)-case report with a review.
The anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia gene (EDA) undergoes alternative splicing and encodes ectodysplasin-A with deletion mutations in collagenous repeats.
Multicore myopathy in a patient with anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.
2) Early reports, and some current ones, call this type of ED anhidrotic, but since affected people do sweat, albeit in limited amounts, hypohidrotic (meaning reduced sweating) is more appropriate than anhidrotic (meaning total absence of sweating).