Sudoriferous glands

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(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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Essentially, impaired release of chloride into the extracellular fluids results in the dehydration of surrounding respiratory and intestinal mucosal linings, and impaired sodium reabsorption of the sudoriferous glands.
This would also explain the large number of APS samples (25%) that contained stratified squamous keratinized epithelium--the histologic characteristics of which are similar to those of the skin, despite the absence of sudoriferous glands, hair, and hair-erecting muscles and the presence of serous glands (figure 8).