Definition of Anhidrosis

1. Noun. Failure of the sweat glands.




Definition of Anhidrosis

1. Noun. (medicine) The reduced ability or inability to sweat. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Anhidrosis

1. Absence of sweat. Can be found under the eye in Horner's Syndrome. (12 Nov 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Anhidrosis

anhedonia
anhedonias
anhedonic
anhedral
anhedrals
anhelation
anhele
anhelose
anhelous
anhemitonic
anhemitonic pentatonic scale
anhemitonic pentatonic scales
anhepatic
anhepatic jaundice
anhepatogenous jaundice
anhidrosis (current term)
anhidrotics
anhima
anhimas
anhinga
anhingas
anhistic
anhistous
anholonomic
anholonomies
anhomomorphic
anhungered
anhungry

Literary usage of Anhidrosis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Handbook of Diseases of the Skin by Hugo Ziemssen (1885)
"The most pronounced picture of a paralytic anhidrosis is presented by the ... Hypohidrosis or anhidrosis forms an almost constant symptom in the sequels of ..."

2. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"Tending to check sweating, that checks sweating. anhidrosis]. 2. ... See anhidrosis. an angle. A. Artery, the terminal >f the facial artery ..."

3. Practical dermatology: A Condensed Manual of Diseases of the Skin : Designed by Bernard Wolff (1906)
"anhidrosis. Definition. anhidrosis is a functional affection of the sweat glands characterized by ..."

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