Sweating

Alternative Names

Perspiration

Definition of Sweating

Sweating is the release of a salty liquid from the body’s sweat glands. This process is also called perspiration.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/3/2009

Skin layers

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