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.
- Eccrine poroma
eccrine poroma n. A poroma of the eccrine glands on the sole of the foot.
[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’
eccrisis ec·cri·sis (ěk’rĭ-sĭs) n.
eccritic ec·crit·ic (ĭ-krĭt’ĭk) adj. Of or promoting the expulsion of waste matter.