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eccrine gland:

see sweatsweat
or perspiration,
fluid secreted by the sweat glands of mammalian skin and containing water, salts, and waste products of body metabolism such as urea. The dissolved solid content of sweat is only one eighth that of an equal volume of urine, the body's main
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eccrine gland

[′ek·rən ‚gland]
(physiology)
One of the small sweat glands distributed all over the human body surface; they are tubular coiled merocrine glands that secrete clear aqueous sweat.
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Previously, studies have demonstrated that eccrine sweat glands are innervated by both cholinergic and adrenergic nerves, with cholinergic nerves playing the primary roles.[1],[9] However, it is unknown whether the secretory coils and ducts of eccrine sweat glands are equally innervated by the sympathetic nerve fibers.
It is an inflammatory dermatosis involving eccrine sweat glands of central face involving nose, cheeks, or chin, representing a unique sweat retention form [2].
In patients with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis syndrome, absense of sense of pain and heat is related with absence of nerve supply of the fibers which conduct the sense of pain and of the eccrine sweat glands (3).
The U-M findings demonstrate that cells arise from beneath the wound, and suggest that human eccrine sweat glands also store an important reservoir of adult stem cells that can quickly be recruited to aid wound healing.
As mentioned earlier, chondroid syringomas may originate either from apocrine or eccrine sweat glands, or they may evolve from entrapped ectopic cell rests of embrylogic origin stimulated to proliferate by an unknown factor.
The eccrine sweat glands are found all over our body, especially on the palms of the hand, the soles of the feet and the forehead.
ABSTRACT: Eccrine poroma is a benign tumor which arises from the intraepidermal portion of the eccrine sweat glands. 81 year old diabetic grandma worried about her persistently uncontrolled blood sugar owing to a painless mole in the sole of right foot for 2 years.
The skin contains between two and five million eccrine sweat glands which produce thin, salty sweat.
The skin contains some 2- 5 million eccrine sweat glands which produce thin, salty sweat.
This supports previous findings that blood glucose is a major energy source used by eccrine sweat glands (5,6).
Nearly 10% of epithelial cells in the basal glandular coil of eccrine sweat glands were infected, and 4.2% demonstrated evidence of active HCV replication.
The perspiration produced by the eccrine sweat glands is odorless.