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perspiration

 [per″spĭ-ra´shun]
2. sweat.

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]

perspiration

(pûr′spə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The fluid, consisting of water with small amounts of urea and salts, that is excreted through the pores of the skin by the sweat glands; sweat.
2. The act or process of perspiring.

per·spir′a·to′ry (pər-spīr′ə-tôr′ē, pûr′spər-ə-) adj.

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]

perspiration

Sweating.

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.
Synonym(s): sudor.
See also: sweat (2) , sweat (1)
[L. per-spiro, pp. -atus, to breathe everywhere]
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