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n. pl. su·da·to·ries
2. See sudorific.

[Latin sūdātōrius, inducing sweat, and sūdātōrium, sudatory; see sudatorium.]
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(ˈsjuːdətərɪ; -trɪ)
(Physiology) relating to or producing sweating; sudorific
n, pl -ries
1. (Medicine) med a sudatory agent
2. (Historical Terms) another word for sudatorium
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(ˈsu dəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. sudorific.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sudatory - a medicine that causes or increases sweating
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
2.sudatory - a bathhouse for hot air baths or steam baths
bathhouse - a building containing public baths
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