sudorific

[ soo-duh-rif-ik ]
/ ˌsu dəˈrɪf ɪk /

adjective

causing sweat; diaphoretic.

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for sudorific

sudorific
/ (ˌsjuːdəˈrɪfɪk) /

adjective

producing or causing sweating; sudatory

noun

a sudorific agent

Word Origin for sudorific

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

sudorific
[ sōō′də-rĭfĭk ]

adj.

Causing or increasing sweat.
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