Definition of Apocrine gland

1. Noun. A large sweat gland that produces both a fluid and an apocrine secretion; in human beings located in hairy regions of the body.

Generic synonyms: Sudoriferous Gland, Sweat Gland



Definition of Apocrine gland

1. Noun. (anatomy) Any of several coiled, tubular glands that extrudes part of the cytoplasm as a secretion ¹

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Medical Definition of Apocrine gland

1. A gland whose secretory product includes an apical portion of the secretory cell such as the secretion of lipid droplets in lactation. (05 Mar 2000)

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