eccrine gland

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a small sweat gland that produces only a fluid

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The U-M findings demonstrate that cells arise from beneath the wound, and suggest that human eccrine sweat glands also store an important reservoir of adult stem cells that can quickly be recruited to aid wound healing.
As mentioned earlier, chondroid syringomas may originate either from apocrine or eccrine sweat glands, or they may evolve from entrapped ectopic cell rests of embrylogic origin stimulated to proliferate by an unknown factor.
Apoeccrine sweat glands, which only develop during puberty, are capable of sweat rates seven times that of eccrine sweat glands (found all over the body) despite the latter being the most abundant and active from birth (Falk, 1998; Sato et al.
The eccrine sweat glands are found all over our body, especially on the palms of the hand, the soles of the feet and the forehead.
The distribution of eccrine sweat glands is non-uniform, varying from less than 50 to as many as 800 glands per square centimeter of skin.
For example, cholinergic-induced sweating in isolated monkey eccrine sweat glands is reduced 97% when stimulated in a glucose-free medium vs.
Nearly 10% of epithelial cells in the basal glandular coil of eccrine sweat glands were infected, and 4.