sweat gland

sweat gland
sweat gland
n.
any of the very small, coiled, tubular glands in the subcutaneous tissue that secrete sweat: see SKIN

English World dictionary. . 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • sweat gland — n a small organ under your skin that produces sweat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweat gland — sweat ,gland noun count an organ in your body that produces SWEAT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sweat gland — sweat′ gland n. anat. one of the minute, coiled, tubular glands of the skin that secrete sweat • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • Sweat gland — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = GraySubject = GrayPage = Caption2 = Cross section of all skin layers. Sweat gland is labeled at center. Precursor = System = Artery = Vein = Nerve = Lymph = MeshName = Sweat+glands MeshNumber = DorlandsPre …   Wikipedia

  • sweat gland — noun any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑sudoriferous gland • Hypernyms: ↑exocrine gland, ↑exocrine, ↑duct gland • Hyponyms: ↑apoc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sweat gland — The sweat (sudoriferous) glands are small tubular structures situated within and under the skin (in the subcutaneous tissue). They discharge sweat by tiny openings in the surface of the skin. The sweat is a transparent colorless acidic fluid with …   Medical dictionary

  • sweat gland — Anat. one of the minute, coiled, tubular glands of the skin that secrete sweat. [1835 45] * * * Either of two types of perspiration glands in the skin. Eccrine sweat glands, controlled by the sympathetic nervous system, use evaporation to cool… …   Universalium

  • sweat gland — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sweat gland : singular sweat gland plural sweat glands an organ in your body that produces sweat …   English dictionary

  • Sweat gland disease — ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D013543 Sweat gland diseases can be divided into two groups: those affecting the eccrine sweat glands, and those affecting the apocrine sweat glands.External links*… …   Wikipedia

  • sweat gland abscess — an abscess in a sweat gland, such as occurs in hidradenitis suppurativa; called also sudoriparous a …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”