sudorific

[soo-duh-rif-ik]
noun
  1. a sudorific agent.

Origin of sudorific

1620–30; < New Latin sūdōrificus, equivalent to Latin sūdōr-, stem of sūdor sweat (see sudoriferous) + -i- -i- + -ficus -fic
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sudorific

adjective
  1. producing or causing sweating; sudatory
noun
  1. a sudorific agent

Word Origin for sudorific

C17: from New Latin sūdōrificus, from sudor + Latin facere to make
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sudorific in Medicine

sudorific

[sōō′də-rĭfĭk]
adj.
  1. Causing or increasing sweat.
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