anhidrosis

or an·hy·dro·sis

[ an-hi-droh-sis, -hahy- ]
/ ˌæn hɪˈdroʊ sɪs, -haɪ- /

noun Medicine/Medical.

the deficiency or absence of perspiration; adiaphoresis.

Nearby words

  1. anhalt,
  2. anharmonic,
  3. anharmonic ratio,
  4. anhedonia,
  5. anhedral,
  6. anhidrotic,
  7. anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia,
  8. anhinga,
  9. anhui,
  10. anhyd.

Origin of anhidrosis

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

Related formsan·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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Medicine definitions for anhidrosis

anhidrosis

[ ăn′hī-drōsĭs ]

n.

Absence of sweating.adiaphoresis ischidrosis

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