[hid-roh-poi-ee-sis, hahy-droh-]

Origin of hidropoiesis

hidro-, erroneously for Greek hidrōto-, combining form of hidrṓs sweat + poíēsis making; see poesy
Related formshid·ro·poi·et·ic [hid-roh-poi-et-ik, hahy-droh-] /ˌhɪd roʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk, ˌhaɪ droʊ-/, adjective
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hidropoiesis in Medicine


  1. The formation of sweat.
Related formshi′dro•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.
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