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sweating

 [swet´ing]
the excretion of moisture through the pores of the skin; called also perspiration and diaphoresis.
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an·hi·dro·sis

(an'hĭ-drō'sis), [MIM*206600]
Absence of sweat glands or absence of sweating, for example, resulting from use of anticholinergic drugs.
Synonym(s): adiaphoresis
[G. an- priv. + hidrōs, sweat]
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anhidrosis

Dermatology The lack of appropriate sweat production in response to thermal or pharmacologic stimulation, which may become a medical emergency with hyperthermia, heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and death; anhidrosis may affect the entire body or be segmental in distribution and is divided into structural–eg, anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, sweat gland necrosis, or functional defects, often related to autonomic or thermoregulatory control which involve the central or peripheral nervous systems
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

an·hi·dro·sis

, anidrosis (an'hī-drō'sis, -i-drō'sis)
Inability to tolerate heat; reduction or complete absence of sweating.
Synonym(s): adiaphoresis.
[G. an- priv. + hidrōs, sweat]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

anhidrosis

Absence of sweating or inadequate secretion of sweat.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

an·hi·dro·sis

, anidrosis (an'hī-drō'sis, -i-drō'sis) [MIM*206600]
Absence of sweat glands or absence of sweating.
[G. an- priv. + hidrōs, sweat]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Weksler et al., "The anaesthetic management of patients with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis," Pediatric Anesthesia, vol.
Anhidrosis and nonhealing painless leg ulcer with osteomyelitis in a young boy.
In patients with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis syndrome, mutations in the TRKA (NTRK1) gene which codes the TRKA receptor have been defined.
There was possible left sided anhidrosis, but this finding could not be ascertained firmly.
The condition, called anhidrosis, may not seem serious, but it can be dangerous, since not being able to perspire can result in overheating, dizziness, weakness, heat-related muscle cramps, and heatstroke during the summer months or if you are exercising.
Al examen fisico presenta edema y anhidrosis del primer y segundo dedo mano derecha, hiperqueratosis de la una del dedo uno.
Clinically, patients manifest angiokeratoma, anhidrosis, and acroparesthesias, and in later stages cardiomyopathy, cerebrovascular disease, and renal insufficiency.