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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. used to produce perspiration;


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. inducing perspiration;
[syn: diaphoretic, sudorific]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Diaphoretic \Di`a*pho*ret"ic\, Diaphoretical \Di`a*pho*ret"ic*al\, a. [L. diaphoreticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. diaphor['e]tique. See Diaphoresis.] Having the power to increase perspiration. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Diaphoretic \Di`a*pho*ret"ic\, n. (Med.) A medicine or agent which promotes perspiration. [1913 Webster] Note: Diaphoretics differ from sudorifics; the former only increase the insensible perspiration, the latter excite the sensible discharge called sweat. --Parr. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

diaphoretic adj 1: inducing perspiration [syn: diaphoretic, sudorific] n 1: used to produce perspiration




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