sudorific


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Related to sudorific: sensible perspiration

diaphoretic

 [di″ah-fo-ret´ik]
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting sweating.
2. an agent that promotes sweating; called also sudorific.
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su·do·rif·ic

(sū'dō-rif'ik),
Causing sweat.
[sudor- + L. facio, to make]
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sudorific

(so͞o′də-rĭf′ĭk)
adj.
Causing or increasing sweat.
n.
A sudorific medicine. Also called sudatory.
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su·do·rif·ic

(sū'dŏr-if'ik)
Causing sweat.
[sudor- + L. facio, to make]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

su·do·rif·ic

(sū'dŏr-if'ik)
Causing sweat.
[sudor- + L. facio, to make]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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As a source of human medicines, the leaves and bark of Melanolepis multiglandulosa can be applied to the skin as a sudorific and, among Malays, are used in poultices to cure scurf.
The rhizome is also used to treat abdominal pain, and as an embrocation or sudorific to treat swelling and muscular rheumatism.