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[kroh-mi-droh-sis, krohm-hi-, -hahy-]
noun Pathology.
  1. the secretion of pigmented sweat.
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Also chro·mi·dro·sis [kroh-mi-droh-sis] /ˌkroʊ mɪˈdroʊ sɪs/.

Origin of chromhidrosis

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Examples from the Web for chromidrosis

Historical Examples

  • Chromidrosis of the lower eyelids in young women often owes its origin to a box of paints.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

    W. G. Aitchison Robertson

chromidrosis in Medicine


  1. The excretion of sweat containing pigment.
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