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NOUN (1)

1. the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid;
- Example: "perspiration is a homeostatic process"
[syn: perspiration, sweating, diaphoresis, sudation, hidrosis]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Diaphoresis \Di`a*pho*re"sis\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? to carry through, to throw off by perspiration; dia` through + ? to carry.] (Med.) Perspiration, or an increase of perspiration. Diaphoretic