/ˌɛkrəməˈkɑːpəs/ noun 1. any plant of the evergreen climbing genus Eccremocarpus, esp E. scaber, grown for its decorative pinnate foliage and bright orange-red bell flowers: family Bignoniaceae
[ek-rin, -rahyn, -reen] /ˈɛk rɪn, -raɪn, -rin/ adjective, Physiology. 1. of or relating to certain sweat glands, distributed over the entire body, that secrete a type of sweat important for regulating body heat (distinguished from ). 2. of or relating to secretions of these glands: eccrine sweat. 3. . /ˈɛkrɪn/ adjective 1. of or denoting […]
- Eccrine gland
eccrine gland or eccrine sweat gland n. Any of the numerous small sweat glands distributed over the body’s surface that produce a clear aqueous secretion devoid of cytoplasmic constituents and important in regulating body temperature.