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Pronunciation: brō′mō-hī′per-hi-drō′sis, -hī′per-i-drō′sis

Definition: Excessive secretion of sweat having a fetid odor, usually eccrine and generalized or affecting the feet.

[G. brōmos, a stench, + hyper, over, + hidrōsis, sweating]

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