sweat glands



sweat glands defined in 1951 year

sweat glands - sweat glands;
sweat glands - Skin glands of mammal secreting a dilute (hypo-tonic) solution of the salts and other small molecules present in blood. Function, cooling the animal by evaporation. Usually under nervous control of sympathetic system. Formed from epidermis, but project deep into dermis. Present in very variable numbers in different mammals, e.g. dog has very few, and those mainly on pads of feet.

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