[ hahy-per-hi-droh-sis ]
/ ˌhaɪ pər hɪˈdroʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.

abnormally excessive sweating.
Also hy·per·i·dro·sis [hahy-per-i-droh-sis] /ˌhaɪ pər ɪˈdroʊ sɪs/.

Origin of hyperhidrosis

First recorded in 1850–55; hyper- + hidrosis
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Medicine definitions for hyperhidrosis


[ hī′pər-hī-drōsĭs, -hĭ- ]


Excessive or profuse perspiration.polyhidrosis

Related forms

hy′per•hi•drotic (-drŏtĭk) adj.
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