HyperDic: sweat_gland

English > 1 sense of the expression sweat gland:
NOUNbodysweat gland, sudoriferous glandany of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration
English > sweat gland: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration.
Synonymsudoriferous gland
Part ofskin, tegument, cutisA natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
Narrowerapocrine glandA large sweat gland that produces both a fluid and an apocrine secretion
eccrine glandA small sweat gland that produces only a fluid
Broaderexocrine gland, exocrine, duct glandA gland that secretes externally through a duct
Spanishglándula sudorípara
Catalanglándula sudorípara, glàndula sudorípara

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