sudoriferous


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Related to sudoriferous: sweat duct, Sudoriferous glands, Eccrine glands

su·do·rif·er·ous

 (so͞o′də-rĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
Producing or secreting sweat: sudoriferous glands.

[From Late Latin sūdōrifer : Latin sūdor, sweat; see sweid- in Indo-European roots + Latin -fer, -fer.]
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sudoriferous

(ˌsjuːdəˈrɪfərəs)
adj
(Physiology) producing or conveying sweat. Also: sudoriparous
[C16: via New Latin from sudor + Latin ferre to bear]
ˌsudorˈiferousness n
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su•dor•if•er•ous

(ˌsu dəˈrɪf ər əs)

adj.
secreting sweat.
[1590–1600; < Late Latin sūdōrifer, derivative of Latin sūdōr-, s. of sūdor sweat (sūd(āre) to sweat]
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sudoriferous

adjective
Producing or covered with sweat:
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Toker hypothesized that the carcinoma cells derived from epithelial structures are capable of forming primitive sudoriferous structures, that is, early fetal sweat glands.