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Pronunciation: an′hi-drot′ik


  1. Relating to, or characterized by, anhidrosis.
  2. Denoting a reduction or absence of sweat glands, characteristic of congenital ectodermal defect and anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.

Synonym(s): antiperspirant2

Synonym(s): adiaphoretic

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