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noun as in perspiration

noun as in sweat

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With regard to the state of the atmosphere, warmth favours diaphoresis, cold repels it.

The recumbent posture, and sleep, promote diaphoresis; the erect posture and wakefulness, diuresis.

To prevent it from acting upon the skin, the conditions which favour diaphoresis should be, if possible, avoided.

Probably there also eliminated in a free state, it is thus able to diminish excessive diaphoresis.

Used as a vapor-bath it produces abundant diaphoresis, and the infusion given internally has a like effect.


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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to diaphoresis, such as: excreta, exudation, sudation, sudor, transpiration, and egesta.

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