eccrine gland


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  • noun

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a small sweat gland that produces only a fluid

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Specifically, eccrine glands respond largely to thermoregulatory stimuli, with the exception of those eccrine glands on the palm of the hands (Fowles, 1986).
It would seem reasonable to hypothesize that hypoglycemia should depress sweating by reducing the primary energy source of the eccrine glands.
The purpose of conducting this research was to determine if perspiration produced by the eccrine glands in the underarm killed more bacteria than sweat produced by the same glands from the forehead or face.
This is odourless to begin with but starts to smell more quickly than the diluted sweat from the eccrine glands.
MEA is a subtype of adenocarcinoma that originates in the eccrine glands.