- causing sweat; diaphoretic.
- a sudorific agent.
Origin of sudorific
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The leaves are used in bronchial troubles and the seeds are sudorific.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
We must regard it rather as a sudorific for feverish blood and brains.The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete
As a medicine it is stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, and vermifuge.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
An emetic and a sudorific considerably relieved them by the morning, but a pig which ate the fish died.Captain Cook
The bark is employed in infusion as a sudorific and in cutaneous diseases, and its fibrous tissue is manufactured into cordage.
- producing or causing sweating; sudatory
- a sudorific agent
C17: from New Latin sūdōrificus, from sudor + Latin facere to make
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- Causing or increasing sweat.
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