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hi·dro·sis

 (hī-drō′sĭs, hĭ-)
n. pl. hi·dro·ses (-sēz)
1. The formation and excretion of sweat.
2. Sweat, especially in excessive or abnormal amounts.

[Greek hidrōsis, sweating, from hidroun, to sweat, from hidrōs, sweat; see sweid- in Indo-European roots.]

hi·drot′ic (-drŏt′ĭk) adj.

hidrosis

(hɪˈdrəʊsɪs)
n
1. (Physiology) a technical word for sweating or sweat. See sweat
2. (Pathology) any skin disease affecting the sweat glands
3. (Pathology) pathol Also called: hyperhidrosis excessive perspiration
[C18: via New Latin from Greek: sweating, from hidrōs sweat]
hidrotic adj

hi•dro•sis

(hɪˈdroʊ sɪs, haɪ-)

n.
the excessive production of sweat.
[1890–95; < Greek hídrōsis sweating]
hi•drot′ic (-ˈdrɒt ɪk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hidrosis - the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluidhidrosis - the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid; "perspiration is a homeostatic process"
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
hyperhidrosis, hyperidrosis, polyhidrosis - excessive and profuse perspiration
Translations

hi·dro·sis

n. hidrosis, sudor excesivo.
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He said the company is considering modifying Botox into a drug to treat hidrosis, the excretion of sweat in abnormal amounts.