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
Translations

sweat gland

sweat gland

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Glycopyrronium tosylate is a once-daily, topical anticholinergic cloth designed to block sweat production by inhibiting the receptors responsible for sweat gland activation.
Development and properties of the secretory response in rat sweat glands: Relationship to the induction of cholinergic function in sweat gland innervation.
Keywords: Hidradenoma, Nodular, Sweat gland, Tumour, Ultrasound.
[6] The role of chemotherapy in eccrine sweat gland carcinoma and especially malignant acrospiroma is not clear.
In lateral area among all the regions, maximum number of sweat gland was found in abdomen lateral region followed by thorax lateral, neck lateral, tail lateral, and head lateral region without any significant difference (p<0.05).
[3.] A short history of sweat gland biology, International Journal of Cosmetic Science
Endocrine mucin-producing sweat gland carcinoma (EMPSGC) is an uncommon low-grade adnexal carcinoma of the skin with neuroendocrine differentiation.
For immunohistochemistry, the positive controls of AQP5 were apocrine sweat glands of osmidrosis patients who underwent apocrine sweat gland resection in plastic surgery (5 cases).
The sebaceous gland tumors constituted the largest group (42.31% 11/26) cases followed by the sweat gland tumor (34.62%, 9/26) cases and hair follicle tumor (23.10%, 6/26) cases [Tables 1-3].
It also acts like a thermostat controlling sweat gland activity.
A failure to control sweating results from such excessive sweat gland activity that the moisture pushes the gel away from the top of the sweat gland.
Chondroid syringoma name was given by Hirsch and Helwig,1 due to the presence of sweat gland elements within a cartilaginous stroma.