antiperspirant

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antiperspirant

 [an″te-, an″ti-per´spir-ant]
1. suppressing sweating.
2. an agent that so acts.

an·ti·per·spi·rant

(an'tē-per'spi-rant),
1. Having an inhibitory action upon the secretion of sweat.
2. An agent having such an action (for example, aluminum chloride). Synonym(s): anhidrotic (2)

antiperspirant

(ăn′tē-pûr′spər-ənt, ăn′tī-)
n.
An astringent preparation applied to the skin to decrease perspiration.

an′ti·per′spi·rant adj.

an·ti·per·spi·rant

(an'tē-pĕr'spir-ănt)
An agent that has an inhibitory action on the secretion of sweat (e.g., aluminum chloride).

antiperspirant

A drug or skin preparation used to inhibit perspiration or prevent excessive perspiration.