diaphoresis

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diaphoresis (plural diaphoreses)

  1. (physiology) Perspiration, especially when profuse and medically induced.
    • 1865, The Dublin Quarterly Journal of Medical Science (volume 39, page 14)
      The train of symptoms which mark the typhoid variety of scarlatina generally begin to decline about the tenth or twelfth day, when the case often lapses into a condition similar to rheumatic fever, without its characteristic diaphoreses.

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