hidero-, hider-, hidro-, hidr-, -hidrosis, -hidrotic +
(Greek: sweat, sweating, perspire, perspiration; sweat gland)
2. Not sweating.
3. The deficiency or absence of perspiration.
For some people, the inability to sweat may seem a blessing; but it is not, since to sweat makes it possible for us to stay cooler. Anhidrosis creates a dangerous inability to tolerate heat.
Dr. Clay told Doyle that it was not a healthy condition to suffer from anhidroses because his skin needed to sweat in order for his body to be healthy.2. Absence of sweating in horses, a condition more noticeable in hot climates; affected animals develop severe dyspnea (bad breathing) and cannot work: The farmer was concerned because his horses appeared to be ill so Conrad called the veterinarian who told him that they were suffering with anhidrosis.
3. Absence or deficiency of sweating; in humans this is usually due to the absence or paralysis of the sweat glands or to some kind of obstruction of the sweat ducts: When a person experiences anhidrosis, it can be a dangerous health concern.
For some people, having anhidroses may seem to be a blessing; but it isn't, because to sweat makes it possible for us to stay cooler. Anhidrosis creates a dangerous inability for people to tolerate heat.
2. Denoting a reduction or absence of sweat glands, characteristic of congenital ectodermal defect and anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.
2. An agent having an inhibitory action upon the secretion of sweat.
2. Also called kakidrosis, cacidrosis, fetid sweat, fetid perspiration, osmidrosis, ozochrotia.
Bromhidrosis, or body odor, is caused by bacteria growing on the body. These bacteria multiply considerably in the presence of sweat, but sweat itself is almost totally odorless. Body odor is associated with the hair, feet, crotch (upper medial thigh), anus, skin in general, breasts, armpits, genitals, and pubic hair.
2. Sweat that has a color.
2. A recurrent vesicular eruption on the skin of the hands and feet marked by intense itching.
2. Any disturbance in sweat production or sweat excretion.
3. A disease of the sweat-glands, in which the sweat is retained (instead of perspiring) and produces swellings.