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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.
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Adj.1.hidrotic - of or relating to sweat
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The Ellis-van Creveld (EVC) syndrome is a chondroectodermal dysplasia and is characterized by the cardinal features of disproportionate short stature, polydactyly, hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, and congenital heart malformations, along with other skeletal and dental abnormalities.
Lamartine[1] in 2003 has described various well defined ectodermal dysplasia as Hypohidrotic (anhidrotic), Hidrotic (Clouston'syndrome), Ectrodactyly-Ectodermal dysplasia-cleft syndrome (EEC), Rapp-Hodgkin Syndrome, Hay-Wells syndrome or ankyloblepharon ectodermal dysplasia.
It occurs in two forms: Hy- pohidrotic form, or Hidrotic form.