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di·a·pho·ret·ic

 (dī′ə-fə-rĕt′ĭk, dī-ăf′ə-)
adj.
Producing or increasing perspiration.
n.
A medicine or other agent that produces perspiration.

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diaphoretic

(ˌdaɪəfəˈrɛtɪk)
adj
(Physiology) relating to or causing sweat
n
(Pharmacology) a diaphoretic drug or agent
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Noun1.diaphoretic - used to produce perspiration
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Adj.1.diaphoretic - inducing perspiration
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di·a·pho·ret·ic

n. diaforético, agente que estimula la transpiración.
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