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hyperhidrosis

[hahy-per-hi-droh-sis]
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noun Pathology.
  1. abnormally excessive sweating.
Also hy·per·i·dro·sis [hahy-per-i-droh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pər ɪˈdroʊ sɪs/.

Origin of hyperhidrosis

First recorded in 1850–55; hyper- + hidrosis
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hyperhidrosis in Medicine

hyperhidrosis

(hī′pər-hī-drōsĭs, -hĭ-)
n.
  1. Excessive or profuse perspiration.polyhidrosis
Related formshy′per•hi•drotic (-drŏtĭk) adj.
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