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sudor

Definition:

salty fluid secreted by sweat glands

Class:

body noun (body parts)

Plural:

sudors

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

water

Synonyms:

perspiration | sweat

Etymology:

Latin, see below.
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Collins Dictionary:

sweat | sudor [technical] | no sweat! [sense-specific] | sweat blood [sense-specific] | sweatless [adjective, derived]

the secretion from the sweat glands, especially when profuse and visible, ... | the act or process of secreting this fluid | the act of inducing the ... (25 of 818 words, 26 definitions, 15 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sweat

Wiktionary:

sudor [physiology] | perspiration [synonym] | sweat [synonym]

The salty fluid excreted by the sweat glands. (8 of 10 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/sudor

Wikipedia:

Perspiration | sweating

the production of fluids secreted by the sweat glands in the skin of mammals. Two types of sweat glands can be found in humans: Eccrine glands and apocrine glands. The eccrine sweat glands are distributed over much of the body. In humans, sweating is ... (44 of 1572 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Perspiration

Columbia Encyclopedia:

sweat | perspiration | apocrine glands | eccrine glands | apocrine gland | eccrine gland

fluid secreted by the sweat glands of mammalian skin and containing water, salts, and waste products of body metabolism such as urea. The dissolved ... (24 of 291 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0847390​.html

Britannica Encyclopedia:

perspiration [physiology]

in most mammals, water given off by the intact skin, either as vapour by simple evaporation from the epidermis or as sweat, a form of cooling in which ... (28 of 270 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/453087​/perspiration

Oxford Dictionary:

perspiration | sweat [synonym, sense-specific] | perspiratory [derived]

the process of sweating | sweat (5 of 57 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/perspiration

Merriam-Webster:

perspiration | sweat [synonym, sense-specific]

the action or process of perspiring | a saline fluid secreted by the sweat glands; "sweat" (15 of 49 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/perspiration

Cambridge Dictionary:

perspiration [polite word]

sweat (colourless liquid passed through the skin) (7 of 47 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/perspiration

Macmillan British Dictionary:

perspiration [uncountable]

liquid that your skin produces when you are hot, ill, or nervous ; the physical process of producing perspiration (19 of 41 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/perspiration

American Heritage Dictionary:

perspiration | perspiratory [adjective, related]

The fluid, consisting of water with small amounts of urea and salts, that is excreted through the pores of the skin by the sweat glands; sweat. | The ... (27 of 40 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/perspiration

Random House Dictionary:

perspiration

a salty, watery fluid secreted by the sweat glands of the skin, especially when very warm as a result of strenuous exertion; sweat. | the act or ... (26 of 36 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/perspiration

New World Dictionary:

perspiration

the act of perspiring; sweating | salty moisture given off in perspiring; sweat (12 of 17 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/perspiration

Encarta Dictionary:

perspiration | perspiratory [adjective, derived]

fluid lost from the body both in the form of sweat secreted by the sweat glands and as water that diffuses through the skin | the process or act of ... (29 of 59 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861725262​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

sudor [physiology]

Origin: Latin, see below.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/sudor

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

sudor

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "sudor"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "sudor"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/sudor

the Free Dictionary:

sudor

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "sudor"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "sudor"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/sudor

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