insensible perspiration

insensible perspiration
insensible water loss (see under loss).

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  • Perspiration — Per spi*ra tion, n. [Cf. F. perspiration.] 1. The act or process of perspiring. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is excreted through the skin; sweat. [1913 Webster] Note: A man of average weight throws off through the skin during 24 hours about 18… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perspiration — 1) The secretion of fluid by the sweat (sudoriferous) glands. These small, tubular glands are situated within the skin, as well as in the subcutaneous tissue under it. They discharge their fluid through tiny openings in the surface of the skin.… …   Medical dictionary

  • perspiration — /perr speuh ray sheuhn/, n. 1. a salty, watery fluid secreted by the sweat glands of the skin, esp. when very warm as a result of strenuous exertion; sweat. 2. the act or process of perspiring. [1605 15, in sense a breathing through ; 1620 30 for …   Universalium

  • insensible — 1. SYN: unconscious. 2. Not appreciable by the senses. [L. in sensibilis, fr. in, neg. + sentio, pp. sensus, to feel] * * * in·sen·si·ble sen(t) sə bəl adj 1) incapable or bereft of feeling or sensation: as a) UNCONSCIOUS <knocked insensible… …   Medical dictionary

  • perspiration — n. sweat or the process of sweating. Insensible perspiration is sweat that evaporates immediately from the skin and is therefore not visible; sensible perspiration is visible on the skin in the form of drops …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • perspiration — [ pɛrspirasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1539; lat. perspiratio ♦ Physiol. Ensemble des échanges respiratoires qui se font par la peau. La perspiration est importante chez certains animaux (batraciens). Perspiration insensible : élimination de vapeur d eau par l …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • perspiration — (pèr spi ra sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. Exhalation insensible à la surface de la peau ou d une membrane séreuse. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Le vinaigre ferait obstruction des pores et empescheroit la perspiration, PARÉ XXIV, 9. ÉTYMOLOGIE… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • PERSPIRATION — s. f. T. de Médec. Transpiration insensible …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • Потоотделение (Perspiration) — процесс выделения пота потовыми железами. При неощутимом потоотделении (insensible perspiration) выделяющийся пот сразу же испаряется с поверхности кожи и поэтому незаметен для окружающих людей; ощутимое потоотделение (sensible perspiration)… …   Медицинские термины

  • sweat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. perspire; run, exude, secrete, ooze, drip; bead, dew, wet; informal, drudge, overwork; suffer, extract; force out; exploit. n. perspiration, sudor, exudation; informal, exertion, toil, sweat of one s… …   English dictionary for students

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