in most mammals, water given off by the intact skin, either as vapour by simple evaporation from the epidermis (insensible perspiration) or as sweat, ... [3 related articles]
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(L. perspirare to breathe through) sweating; the functional secretion of sweat.
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Perspiration (sweating, transpiration, or diaphoresis) is the production of a fluid consisting primarily of water as well as various dissolved solids (chiefly chlorides), that is excreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals. Sweat contains the chemicals or odorants 2-methylphenol (o-cresol) ...
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- salty fluid secreted by sweat glands
- the process of the sweat glands of the skin secreting a salty fluid
perspiration: see sweat.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pers′pi-rā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The excretion of fluid by the sweat glands of the skin. 2. All fluid loss through normal skin, whether by sweat gland secretion or by diffusion through other skin structures. 3. The hypotonic fluid excreted by the sweat ...
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Excretion of water and dissolved substances from the sweat glands of the skin of mammals. Perspiration has two main functions: body cooling by the evaporation of water from the skin surface, and excretion of waste products such as salts. In 2001, German researchers discovered an antibiotic protein, ...
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1) Secretion 2) Sudor 3) Sweat
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