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.

su·do·rif·ic

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

sudorific

/su·do·rif·ic/ (soo″do-rif´ik) diaphoretic.

sudorific

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

sudorific

[so̅o̅′dərif′ik]
Etymology: L, sudor, sweat, facere, to make
1 adj, pertaining to a substance or condition, such as heat or emotional tension, that promotes sweating.
2 n, a sudorific agent. Sweat glands are stimulated by cholinergic drugs. The alkaloid pilocarpine is a potent sudorific drug, but it is rarely used for that purpose in modern medicine. Also called diaphoretic.

su·do·rif·ic

(sū'dŏr-if'ik)
Causing sweat.
[sudor- + L. facio, to make]

sudorific (sōōˈ·d·riˑ·fik),

adj causing perspiration.

su·do·rif·ic

(sū'dŏr-if'ik)
Causing sweat.
[sudor- + L. facio, to make]

sudorific (soo´dərif´ik),

n an agent, substance, or condition, such as heat or emotional tension, that promotes sweating.

sudorific

1. promoting sweating; diaphoretic.
2. an agent that causes sweating.
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The rhizome is also used to treat abdominal pain, and as an embrocation or sudorific to treat swelling and muscular rheumatism.
Safrole is often used in sudorific, anti-rheumatic, anti-syphilitic and diuretic medicinal preparations as well as in insect repellents and perfume fixatives (LORENZI; MATOS, 2002).