[ UK /dˌa‍ɪəfɔːɹˈɛtɪk/ ]
  1. inducing perspiration
  1. used to produce perspiration
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How To Use diaphoretic In A Sentence

  • How are these different from the pharmaceutical classification of substances as diaphoretics, laxatives, alteratives, stimulants, sedatives, nervines, emmenagogues, carminatives, etc.?
  • Initial examination showed labile hypertension and epigastric tenderness, but the patient soon became pale, diaphoretic, and dyspneic.
  • Herbs with a floating energy have diaphoretic properties and are used for the initial stages of colds, flus, fevers and eruptive skin diseases.
  • Ginger is a known diaphoretic, meaning it causes one to sweat. The Christmas Cookie Club
  • He's actually very funny, but he has a clinical bent that makes him say, "I was febrile and diaphoretic," instead of "I was hot and sweaty. A Conversation with Elinor Lipman
  • Diaphoretics are medicines that promote or cause perspirable discharge by the skin. Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889
  • Diaphoretics differ from sudorifics; the former only increase the insensible perspiration, the latter excite the sensible discharge called sweat.
  • Patients with systemic infection may be diaphoretic, febrile, and tachycardic, and they may manifest toxic delirium.
  • It is an anti-inflammatory, tonic astringent, diaphoretic, stomachic, nervine, anodyne and antiseptic.
  • In the emergency department, the patient was agitated, diaphoretic, and in extreme respiratory distress.
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