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hyperhidrosis

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

abnormally excessive sweating.

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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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Medical definitions for hyperhidrosis

hyperhidrosis
[ hī′pər-hī-drōsĭs, -hĭ- ]

n.

Excessive or profuse perspiration.polyhidrosis

Other words from hyperhidrosis

hy′per•hi•drotic (-drŏtĭk) adj.
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