What is another word for diaphoretic?

Pronunciation: [dˌa͡ɪəfɔːɹˈɛtɪk] (IPA)

Diaphoretic is a word used to describe something that induces perspiration or sweating. Some synonyms for diaphoretic are sudorific, sweating, diaphoristic, transpiration, hyperhidrosis, perspiration, and sweating profusely. Sudorific is often used when referring to a drug or substance that increases sweating. Diaphoristic is similar to diaphoretic but is considered less common in modern English. Transpiration is a term more often used in botany to describe water loss through plant leaves, but can also be used as a synonym for sweating. Hyperhidrosis is a medical term used to describe excessive sweating. Perspiration and sweating profusely are more general terms used to describe the act of sweating regardless of the cause.

What are the hypernyms for Diaphoretic?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    homeopathic remedy, pharmacological agent, therapeutic treatment, medical intervention, therapeutic measure, Pharmaceutical remedy, Pharmacological remedy, Physiological remedy, pharmacological therapy.

What are the hyponyms for Diaphoretic?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for diaphoretic?

Diaphoretic is an adjective used to describe something that causes sweating. Its antonyms are terms that mean the opposite of causing sweating. Words like dry, arid, parched, dehydrated, and thirsty all describe a state of being that does not involve sweating. These antonyms can be used to differentiate between a diaphoretic and non-diaphoretic substance or situation. For example, a fever-reducing medication may be classified as a non-diaphoretic because it works to reduce body temperature without causing sweating. Understanding antonyms for diaphoretic can help in the world of medicine and healthcare where sweating is an important physiological response.

What are the antonyms for Diaphoretic?

  • adj.


Usage examples for Diaphoretic

In Java and India they use it for gonorrhoea, and in Mauritius as a diaphoretic and astringent.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Dr. Bidie states that the action is diaphoretic and expectorant.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
Its virtues have been much exaggerated, but it is certainly a good stimulant, diaphoretic and tonic.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera

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