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adiaphoretic

[ ad-ee-af-uh-ret-ik, uh-dahy-uh-fuh- ]
/ ˌæd iˌæf əˈrɛt ɪk, əˌdaɪ ə fə- /
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adjective

preventing or reducing perspiration.

noun

an adiaphoretic agent.

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