Su`dor*if"er*ous (?), a. [L. sudor sweat + -ferous.] Physiol.

Producing, or secreting, sweat; sudoriparous.

Sudoriferous glands Anat., small convoluted tubular glands which are situated in the subcutaneous tissues and discharge by minute orifices in the surface of the skin; the sweat glands.

 

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