American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Perspiration, especially when copious and medically induced.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medicine, perspiration, especially when artificially produced.
- n. physiology Perspiration, especially when profuse and medically induced.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) Perspiration, or an increase of perspiration.
- n. the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid
- Late Latin diaphorēsis, from Greek, from diaphorein, to disperse : dia-, dia- + phorein, to convey, frequentative of pherein, to carry; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Egypt always hold this diaphoresis a sign that the disease has abated and they regard it rightly in the case of bilious remittents to which they are subject, especially after the hardships and sufferings of a sea-voyage with its alternations of fasting and over-eating.”
“This produced no immediate effect; he then got a small bundle of different kinds of medicinal woods, and, burning them in a potsherd nearly to ashes, used the smoke and hot vapor arising from them as an auxiliary to the other in causing diaphoresis.”
“Itaca or Itaka: for diaphoresis in fever; this root is brought as an article of barter by the Arabs to Kilimane; the natives purchase it eagerly.”
“Kapande: another ordeal plant, but used to produce ‘diaphoresis’.”
“Some patients have an idiosyncratic response to cyclic antidepressants that are potent serotonin uptake blockers e.g., fluoxetine and develop a syndrome characterized by restlessness, hyperreflexia, myoclonus, insomnia, diaphoresis, nausea, diarrhea, and abdominal cramps.”
“It is not necessary for me to point out the value of free purgation and diaphoresis in this respect.”
“He encouraged diaphoresis nearly always, and gave wine and stimulating drugs only when the patient was very weak.”
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Thanks to all you Wordies out there flinging new words at my head. This one's for you.
Another kind of bear list, in conjunction with Carry Me Home: words deriving from the Greek pherein, ("to carry") or phoros, ("a carrying").
Serious-sounding "conditions" which are perfectly normal.
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