sweat gland(redirected from Sudoriparous glands)
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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.
(Anatomy) any of the coiled tubular subcutaneous glands that secrete sweat by means of a duct that opens onto the skin
one of the minute, coiled, tubular glands of the skin that secrete sweat.
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|Noun||1.||sweat 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"
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