TITLE

sweat

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2119
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "sweat" is presented. It means perspiration. It also refers to the condition of perspiring or of being made to perspire freely, as to order a sweat for a patient. It is a colorless, slightly turbid, salty and aqueous fluid. It contains urea, fatty substances and sodium chloride.
ACCESSION #
21247535

 

Related Articles

  • hemathidrosis, hematidrosis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p954 

    A definition of the medical terms "hemathidrosis" and "hematidrosis" is presented. Hemathidrosis or hematidrosis refers to a condition in which sweat contains blood. The term originated from the words "haima" which means blood, "hidros" which means sweat and "osis" which means condition. The...

  • hircismus.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p999 

    A definition of the medical term "hircismus" is presented. Hircismus refers to a malodorous condition of the axillae caused by bacterial action on the sweat. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also...

  • antihidrotic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p138 

    A definition of the medical term "antihidrotic" is presented. Antihidrotic also means antiperspirant. The term originated from the word "hidrotikos" which means sweating. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term...

  • hypoeccritic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1048 

    A definition of the medical term "hypoeccritic" is presented, which means retarding normal excretion.

  • inspiration.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1114 

    A definition of the medical term "inspiration" is presented. Inspiration refers to inhalation or the drawing of air into the lungs. The term originated from the word "spirare" which means to breathe. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co....

  • inspiratory.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1115 

    A definition of the medical term "inspiratory" is presented, which pertains to inspiration.

  • lassitude.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1209 

    A definition of the medical term "lassitude" is presented. Lassitude refers to weariness or exhaustion. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • macula.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1290 

    A definition of the medical term "macula" is presented. Macula refers to a small spot or colored area, such as macula acusticae in hair cells or macula atrophica in skin. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • MBC.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1314 

    A definition of the medical term "MBC" is presented. MBC refers to the maximum breathing capacity. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics