Sudorific Su`dor*if"ic, a. [L. sudor sweat (akin to E. sweat) + facere to make.] Causing sweat; as, sudorific herbs. -- n. A sudorific medicine. Cf. {Diaphoretic}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sudorific — SUDORÍFIC, Ă, sudorifici, ce, adj. Care secretează sudoare sau care stimulează secreţia glandelor sudoripare; sudoral. – Din fr. sudorifique. Trimis de rain drop, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  SUDORÍFIC adj. sudorifer. (Agent sudorific.) Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • sudorific — [so͞o΄dərif′ik] adj. [ModL sudorificus < L sudor,SWEAT + facere, to make, DO1] causing or increasing sweating n. a sudorific drug …   English World dictionary

  • sudorific — Causing sweat. [sudor + L. facio, to make] * * * su·do·rif·ic rif ik adj causing or inducing sweat: DIAPHORETIC (1) <sudorific herbs> sudorific n a sudorific agent or medicine * * * n. see diaphoretic …   Medical dictionary

  • sudorific — adjective Etymology: New Latin sudorificus, from Latin sudor Date: 1626 causing or inducing sweat ; diaphoretic < sudorific herbs > • sudorific noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sudorific — /sooh deuh rif ik/, adj. 1. causing sweat; diaphoretic. 2. sudoriparous. n. 3. a sudorific agent. [1620 30; < NL sudorificus, equiv. to L sudor , s. of sudor sweat (see SUDORIFEROUS) + i I + ficus FIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • sudorific — /sjudəˈrɪfɪk/ (say syoohduh rifik) adjective 1. causing sweat; diaphoretic. 2. → sudoriparous. –noun 3. a sudorific agent. {New Latin sūdōrificus, from Latin sūdor sweat} …  

  • sudorific — adj. & n. adj. (of a drug) causing sweating. n. a sudorific drug. Etymology: mod.L sudorificus f. L sudor sweat …   Useful english dictionary

  • sudorific Medicine — [ˌsu:də rɪfɪk] adjective relating to or causing sweating. noun a sudorific drug. Origin C17: from mod. L. sudorificus, from L. sudor sweat …   English new terms dictionary

  • sudorific — 1. adjective That produces sweat 2. noun Any medicine that produces sweating …   Wiktionary

  • sudorific — Synonyms and related words: ardent, baking, bathed in sweat, beaded with sweat, blistering, boiling, broiling, burning, burning hot, canicular, clammy, diaphoretic, drenched with sweat, ebullient, feverish, flushed, grilling, heated, hot, hot as… …   Moby Thesaurus

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