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Synonyms for sweat gland

any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration

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Nodular hidradenoma, also known as clear cell hidradenoma or acrospiroma is a benign rare skin tumour arising from the eccrine type of sweat glands.
The sweat produced by the eccrine sweat glands is mostly water, which helps to cool the body down.
For severe hyperhidrosis, your GP could prescribe Botox injections in your armpits to freeze the nerves that activate your sweat glands - which comes with a curious side effect of wrinkle-free underarms
If that doesn't work, your GP may refer you for an injection of the Botulinum toxin, which temporarily reduces sweating by blocking signals from the brain to the sweat glands.
Eccrine sweat glands already exist at birth and can be found over the whole body surface with only two exceptions: lips and glans penis [3].
Maurie Luetkemeie suggested that sweat glands may become damaged by tattooing and subject individuals to increased risk of heat-related illnesses.
But she doesn't sweat all over -- she just a few very active sweat glands.
Anticholinergic or antimuscarinic drugs work by blocking the effects of a chemical called acetylcholine, which the nervous system uses to activate the sweat glands.
If a patient still has hyperhidrosis, often of the axillae or the palms of the hand, a dermatologist may recommend injections of botulinum toxin A "to disable sweat glands up to 10 months at a time .
It affects only the lower part of the skin where the sweat glands are located while keeping the epidermis intact.
Then your brain sends a message to your body's sweat glands to release sweat.
Dubai: Antiperspirants that contain aluminium compounds can inhibit sweating but they can also block the sweat glands, potentially leading to the growth of a mass in the underarm area that could include cysts, said Dr Fady G.
These foci of sweat glands were lined by inner layer of epithelial cells and the outer layer of myoepithelial cells.
Cows, on the other hand, mainly have sweat glands in their noses and around their shoulders, while dogs and cats have sweat glands in the pads of their feet.