from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. lacking the ability to sweat
  • n. A substance that prevents sweating

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending or fitted to check perspiration.
  • n. Any medicinal agent which checks perspiration.


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  • Srivastava AK, Montonen O, Zonana J, Thomas N, et al. (1996) X − linked anhidrotic (hypohidrotic) ectodermal dysplasia is caused by mutation in a novel transmembrane protein.

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