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sweating

 [swet´ing]
the excretion of moisture through the pores of the skin; called also perspiration and diaphoresis.

pers·pi·ra·tion

(pers'pi-rā'shŭn),
1. The excretion of fluid by the sweat glands of the skin.
See also: sweat.
See also: sweat (1). Synonym(s): diaphoresis, sudation, sweating
2. All fluid loss through normal skin, whether by sweat gland secretion or by diffusion through other skin structures.
See also: sweat (1).
3. The hypotonic fluid excreted by the sweat glands; it consists of water containing sodium chloride and phosphate, urea, ammonia, ethereal sulfates, creatinine, fats, and other waste products; the average daily quantity is estimated at about 1500 g.
See also: sweat (1). Synonym(s): sudor
[L. per-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe everywhere]

pers·pi·ra·tion

(pĕrs'pir-ā'shŭn)
1. The excretion of fluid by the sweat glands of the skin.
Synonym(s): diaphoresis, sudation, sweating.
2. All fluid loss through normal skin, whether by sweat gland secretion or by diffusion through other skin structures.
3. The fluid excreted by the sweat glands; it consists of water containing sodium chloride and phosphate, urea, ammonia, ethereal sulfates, creatinine, fats, and other waste products; the average daily quantity is estimated at about 1500 g.
Synonym(s): sudor.
See also: sweat (2) , sweat (1)
[L. per-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe everywhere]

sudation

the process of sweating.
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De leur cote, les Anishinaabe chretiens fondamentalistes de la baie Georgienne brulaient recemment les cabanes de sudation (sweat lodges) de leurs compatriotes traditionalistes (Dan Smith 1993 : 18) (6).
Des Indiens << du Sud >> sont aussi venus a Chisasibi, danseurs, chanteurs ou membres d'un groupe de tambour, parfois meme des hommes medecine qui pratiquaient la tente de sudation.
Il passe du temps dans la nature, il joue du tam-tam, fait parfois l'experience de tentes de sudation (sweat lodges) et compte un jour aller vivre dans la foret.