sudorific

[ soo-duh-rif-ik ]
/ ˌsu dəˈrɪf ɪk /
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adjective

causing sweat; diaphoretic.

noun

a sudorific agent.

Nearby words

  1. sudor-,
  2. sudoral,
  3. sudoresis,
  4. sudoriferous,
  5. sudoriferous gland,
  6. sudoriparous,
  7. sudra,
  8. suds,
  9. sudser,
  10. sudsy

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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