sweat gland

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Related to Sweat glands: Eccrine sweat glands, Sebaceous glands, Apocrine sweat glands
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Synonyms for sweat gland

any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration

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Other treatment options are designed to temporarily disable the sweat glands, or involve surgery which contains inherent risks.
USC faculty member Krzysztof Kobielak and his team used a system to make all of the sweat gland cells in a mouse easy to spot: labeling them with green fluorescent protein (GFP), which is visible under ultraviolet light.
With this information in hand, they studied how these different populations of stem cells respond to normal tissue homeostasis and to different types of skin injuries, and how the sweat glands differ from their close cousins, the mammary glands.
Chondroid syringoma is a rare, generally benign skin tumor arising from sweat glands and often located in the head and neck region.
It is generally accepted that the first case of a sweat gland carcinoma was reported as early as 1865 by the renowned French pathologist Victor Andre Cornil.
Women carry more sweat glands than men but men's sweat glands are more active.
But when your brain discovers that your body's temperature is climbing above its comfort level, it lets your sweat glands know to start pumping out water.
The skin covering a dog's nose has no sweat glands.
Caused by an overreaction by the sympathetic nervous system, hands, feet and armpits are the most affected due to the higher concentration of sweat glands.
Wrinkle-banishing Botox stops sweat glands reacting to heat and producing moisture.
The openings of the sweat glands can get blocked by dead skin cells and bacteria and when you sweat more in hot weather, inflammation starts in little pockets around the gland.
The ridges give your fingertips texture, and they contain sweat glands (sweat-making organs under the skin) that make your fingertips slightly moist.
Other nerves lead out from ganglia to the terminals near the secretory coil of the sweat glands.
Your sweat glands were right: The summer from hell that ended Friday was the hottest San Fernando Valley summer on record.
And thanks to your sweat glands you are always sweating.