sudorific


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su·do·rif·ic

 (so͞o′də-rĭf′ĭk)
adj.
Causing or increasing sweat.
n.
A sudorific medicine. Also called sudatory.

[New Latin sūdōrificus : Latin sūdor, sweat; see sweid- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficus, -fic.]

sudorific

(ˌsjuːdəˈrɪfɪk)
adj
(Physiology) producing or causing sweating; sudatory
n
(Physiology) a sudorific agent
[C17: from New Latin sūdōrificus, from sudor + Latin facere to make]

su•dor•if•ic

(ˌsu dəˈrɪf ɪk)

adj.
causing sweat.
[1620–30; < New Latin sūdōrificus, derivative of Latin sūdōr-, s. of sūdor sweat]

sudorific

a medicine or other substance that causes or stimulates sweating. Also called diaphoretic, hidrotic.sudorific, adj.
See also: Drugs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sudorific - a medicine that causes or increases sweating
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Adj.1.sudorific - inducing perspiration
Translations

sudorific

(Med, Pharm)

su·do·rif·ic

a. sudorífico-a, que promueve el sudor.
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In the human body, sudorific relates to or causes what?
It is used as a sudorific, intestinal antiseptic, diaphoretic, and in treatment of tetanus and rheumatism and malaria in Indian medicine (Ojha & Dayal, 1992).
Sudorific and Febrifuge: They induce profuse perspiration (being sudorific), thus removing toxins and agents causing infections and cooling down the body, effectively giving relief in fever, thus serving as a febrifuge.
Piper marginatum is used as a tonic, carminative, stimulant, diuretic, and sudorific agent against stomach, liver and gallbladder pain, toothaches, and snake and insect bites [1].