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  1. a technical name for sweat
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Derived Formssudoral (ˈsjuːdərəl), adjective

Word Origin

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Related Words

steam, perspiration, excretion, exudation, transudation, sudor, diaphoresis, transpiration, sudation, excreta, egesta

Examples from the Web for sudor

Historical Examples

  • About the middle of June, the terrible sweating sickness (sudor anglicus) broke out in England.

    History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Volume V

    J. H. Merle d'Aubigné

  • It was a sufficiently prominent symptom in the Oxford gaol-fever of 1577 for the sudor Anglicus to be called to mind.

sudor in Medicine


(sōōdər, -dôr′)
  1. Sweat.
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