Definition of Sweat gland

1. Noun. Any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration.

Exact synonyms: Sudoriferous Gland
Group relationships: Cutis, Skin, Tegument
Generic synonyms: Duct Gland, Exocrine, Exocrine Gland
Specialized synonyms: Apocrine Gland, Eccrine Gland



Definition of Sweat gland

1. Noun. (anatomy) An exocrine gland found under the skin in mammals for regulating body temperature. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Sweat gland

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1. Treatise on Diseases of the Skin for the Use of Advanced Students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1914)
"... and Elliot,3 although the former was of the opinion that his cases represented a primary adenoma of the sweat-gland. According to Buxton, who has ..."

2. Treatise on Diseases of the Skin: For the Use of Advanced Students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1905)
"ADENOMA OF THE SWEAT-GLAND.1 Synonyms. ... Elliot;' although the former was of the opinion that his cases represented a primary adenoma of the sweat-gland. ..."

3. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of advanced students and by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1910)
"ADENOMA OF THE SWEAT-GLAND.1 Synonyms. ... Elliot,* although the former was of the opinion that his cases represented a primary adenoma of the sweat-gland. ..."

4. A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene: For Educational Institutions and by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison (1895)
"Their whole number in the body is, therefore, very great; and it is computed, if they F]0 , — MAGNIFIED VIEW of A SWEAT- GLAND, WITH ITS dermis; c, ..."

5. A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene: For Educational Institutions and by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison (1902)
"... VIEW OF A SWEAT- GLAND, WITH ITS DUCT These tubes, if uncoiled, measure about one- a, the gland surrounded tenth of an inch in length. ..."

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