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anhidrosis

or an·hy·dro·sis

[ an-hi-droh-sis, -hahy- ]
/ ˌæn hɪˈdroʊ sɪs, -haɪ- /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
the deficiency or absence of perspiration; adiaphoresis.
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Origin of anhidrosis

From New Latin; see origin at an-1, hidrosis

OTHER WORDS FROM anhidrosis

an·hi·drot·ic, an·hy·drot·ic [an-hi-drot-ik, -hahy-], /ˌæn hɪˈdrɒt ɪk, -haɪ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for anhidrosis

anhidrosis

anidrosis

/ (ˌænhɪˈdrəʊsɪs) /

noun
pathol the absence of sweating

Word Origin for anhidrosis

from an- + Greek hidrōs sweat + -osis
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Medical definitions for anhidrosis

anhidrosis
[ ăn′hī-drōsĭs ]

n.
Absence of sweating.adiaphoresis ischidrosis
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