antihidrotic an·ti·hi·drot·ic (ān’tē-hī-drŏt’ĭk, ān’tī-)
Acting to reduce or prevent sweating; anhidrotic.
any of certain compounds or medicines that neutralize or inhibit the effect of in the body, used chiefly in the treatment of allergic disorders and colds. Historical Examples Several years ago many such tests were carried out with antihistamines to prevent colds. A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis Melvin Powers noun any drug that neutralizes the […]
of, pertaining to, treating, or characteristic of or past events: historical records; historical research. based on or reconstructed from an event, custom, style, etc., in the past: a historical reenactment of the battle of Gettysburg. having once existed or lived in the real world, as opposed to being part of legend or fiction or as […]
Older Use: Sometimes Disparaging. sexually attracted to members of one’s own sex: homosexual students. Older Use: Sometimes Disparaging. of or relating to sexual desire or behavior directed toward members of one’s own sex: the homosexual subculture. Archaic. of, relating to, or noting the same sex: pregnant with homosexual twins. Older Use: Sometimes Disparaging. a homosexual […]
antihormone antihormone an·ti·hor·mone (ān’tē-hôr’mōn’, ān’tī-) n. A substance that inhibits or that prevents the effects of a hormone.