Salivary, sweat, sebaceous, and von Ebner's glands all have in common the characteristic of being
A) exocrine.B) simple.C) holocrine.D) merocrine.E) compound.
Exocrine glands are named apocrine gland, holocrine gland, or merocrine gland based on how their product is secreted.
Apocrine glands - a portion of the plasma membrane buds off the cell, containing the secretion.
Holocrine glands - the entire cell disintegrates to secrete its substance.
Merocrine glands - cells secrete their substances by exocytosis.