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Definition of "diaphoresis" [di•a•pho•re•sis]

  • Perspiration, especially when copious and medically induced. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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