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hidropoiesis

[ hid-roh-poi-ee-sis, hahy-droh- ]
/ ˌhɪd roʊ pɔɪˈi sɪs, ˌhaɪ droʊ- /
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noun

the production of sweat.

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Origin of hidropoiesis

hidro-, erroneously for Greek hidrōto-, combining form of hidrṓs sweat + poíēsis making; see poesy

OTHER WORDS FROM hidropoiesis

hid·ro·poi·et·ic [hid-roh-poi-et-ik, hahy-droh-], /ˌhɪd roʊ pɔɪˈɛt ɪk, ˌhaɪ droʊ-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for hidropoiesis

hidropoiesis
[ hī′drō-poi-ēsĭs ]

n.

The formation of sweat.

Other words from hidropoiesis

hi′dro•poi•etic (-ĕtĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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