HSCI 003, Sweat Glands

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HSCI 003, Sweat Glands
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2013-10-04 21:42:50
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Medical Terminology Chapter 16
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The 3 different Sweat Glands of the skin.
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  1. What are the 3 different sweat glands?
    • Eccrine
    • Apocrine
    • Sebaceous
  2. Eccrine
    • Most numerous in the palms in the hands and the feet.
    • Tiny coiled glands that open out into the pores.
  3. Apocrine
    • Near reproductive organs and armpits.
    • Odorless sweat.
  4. Sebaceous
    • Dermal Layer
    • NOT in the palms, hands, and feet.
    • Sebum
    • Hair Follicles
    • Hypertrophy at puberty.
    • Atrophy at old age.

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