sweat glands


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sweat glands

Glands located in the epidermis, which produce perspiration.
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sweat glands

n., pl. glándulas sudoríparas.
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Nodular hidradenoma is a benign rare skin tumour arising from the eccrine type of sweat glands.
One theory is that sweat glands could be the culprit.
The average person has 2 to 4 million sweat glands.
Hyperhidrosis is most likely to affect areas with a high concentration of sweat glands - armpits, chest, face, feet, hands and groin.
Your body has two main types of sweat glands, and they produce two very different types of sweat.
Sweat glands are cutaneous appendages like hair follicles or sebaceous glands.
But according to a recent study, the seemingly harmless 'art form' may affect sweat glands, making tattooed areas perspire less.
The actress joked about her overactive sweat glands during a stint on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" last month.
Skin adnexal tumors (SATs) are those neoplasms that differentiate toward or arise from pilosebaceous unit, eccrine sweat glands or apocrine sweat glands, and these tumors are classified into four groups that exhibit histologic features analogous to hair follicles, sebaceous glands, and eccrine glands.
Although people with hyperhidrosis sweat a lot, most do not have problems with body odour, as hyperhidrosis does not usually affect the apocrine sweat glands responsible for producing unpleasant-smelling sweat.
Each aluminum chloride molecule can covalently bind six water molecules and tightly bind another shell or two of 12-20 molecules, with a further third shell, all "making the water very viscous such that the weak muscles that push sweat out of our sweat glands are unable to move the sweat to the surface of our skin," he said.