Eccrine gland

eccrine gland or eccrine sweat gland
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.


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    [ek-ruh-nol-uh-jee] /ˌɛk rəˈnɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of physiology and anatomy dealing with secretions and the secretory glands. /ˌɛkrɪˈnɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of medical science concerned with secretions of the eccrine glands noun the scientific study of glands’ excretions and secretions Word Origin eccrino- ‘secrete’

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