sweat gland


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sweat gland

n.
Any of the numerous small, tubular glands that are found nearly everywhere in the skin of humans and that secrete perspiration externally through pores to help regulate body temperature.

sweat gland

n
(Anatomy) any of the coiled tubular subcutaneous glands that secrete sweat by means of a duct that opens onto the skin

sweat′ gland`


n.
one of the minute, coiled, tubular glands of the skin that secrete sweat.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sweat gland - any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspirationsweat gland - any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration
cutis, skin, tegument - a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch; "your skin is the largest organ of your body"
duct gland, exocrine, exocrine gland - a gland that secretes externally through a duct
apocrine gland - a large sweat gland that produces both a fluid and an apocrine secretion; in human beings located in hairy regions of the body
eccrine gland - a small sweat gland that produces only a fluid; restricted to the human skin
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sweat gland

sweat gland

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Keywords: Hidradenoma, Nodular, Sweat gland, Tumour, Ultrasound.
This distinction of sweat glands into eccrine and apocrine sweat gland was introduced in 1922 by Schiefferdecker.
It also acts like a thermostat controlling sweat gland activity.
A failure to control sweating results from such excessive sweat gland activity that the moisture pushes the gel away from the top of the sweat gland.
Chondroid syringoma name was given by Hirsch and Helwig,1 due to the presence of sweat gland elements within a cartilaginous stroma.
24 ( ANI ): A team of researchers have determined that under certain conditions, the sweat gland stem cells could heal skin wounds.
INTRODUCTION: Nodular hidradenoma (NH) is a rare benign sweat gland tumor which is traditionally believed to originate from the eccrine gland.
This image shows that the sweat ductal and epidermal progenitors (in red) proliferate and repair an epidermal scratch wound; the sweat gland progenitors (in blue and green) show no signs of proliferation to this type of wound, but instead respond to deep glandular wounds.
N) The sweat glands and apocrine sweat gland (ASG) of the head's skin.
1) Hirsch and Helwig subsequently coined the term chondroid syringoma in 1961, thus providing tumors of sweat gland origin with their own unique identity.