sudoriferous gland

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Related to sudoriferous gland: eccrine gland, sweat duct, sebaceous gland
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Noun1.sudoriferous gland - any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspirationsudoriferous 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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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. Mucosal dehydration, coupled with inflammatory and infective byproducts, create thick, tenacious mucus that clogs and damages airways.
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).