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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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.
1) Hirsch and Helwig subsequently coined the term chondroid syringoma in 1961, thus providing tumors of sweat gland origin with their own unique identity.
It is generally accepted that the first case of a sweat gland carcinoma was reported as early as 1865 by the renowned French pathologist Victor Andre Cornil.
The back, chest, forehead and lower extremities have high sweat gland densities.
It has been shown that the major energy source used by the eccrine sweat gland is glucose.
The degree of a patient's viremia correlated positively with the percentage of epithelial sweat gland cells that were infected, she noted.
The degree of viremia correlated positively with the percentage of epithelial sweat gland cells that were infected.
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16) The sweat gland activity of glycopyrrolate is similar to that of atropine, but more prolonged.
Without such a protective element, he notes, a sweat gland is a "warm, wet, delightful cave that a microorganism should feel very happy to find a home in.