di·a·pho·re·sis (dī′ə-fə-rēsĭs, dī-ăf′ə-)
Perspiration, especially when copious and medically induced.
[Late Latin diaphorēsis, from Greek, from diaphorein, to disperse : dia-, dia- + phorein, to convey, frequentative of pherein, to carry; see bher-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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