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Synonym: unconscious.

2. Not appreciable by the senses.

Origin: L. In-sensibilis, fr. In, neg. _ sentio, pp. Sensus, to feel

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Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].

... In most mammals, water given off by the intact skin, either as vapour by simple evaporation from the epidermis (insensible perspiration) or as sweat, a form of cooling in which liquid actively secreted from sweat glands (q.v.) evaporates from the body surface. ...

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Topic: Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].
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