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Apocrine

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Of, pertaining to, or relating to the mode of secretion or to a kind of gland in which a part of the cell is shed together with the excretory products


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Word origin: Greek "apokrineiIn" (to set apart)

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Re: Question: Which of the following is not secreted by sweat

... - now it says "...is not secreted by sweat", which doesn't quite make sense to me. Nor does this make any difference between eccrine and apocrine glands, of which the latter produce fatty substances, afaik (although eccrine glands probably secrete traces of fats too?). Or am I missing ...

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by biohazard
Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:11 pm
 
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what I read that apocrine also related with that yellowish sweat color...while the normal one (colorless sweat) is produced by ecrine..

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by victor
Mon Feb 13, 2006 11:33 am
 
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Sweat gland is apocrine :) Milk gland is apocrine as well :)

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Feb 13, 2006 11:28 am
 
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I think that color seems to be related with apocrine at the armpit....."that what another Victor told me..:lol:

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by victor
Mon Feb 13, 2006 11:24 am
 
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... color in teir shirt at armpit area and pubic area (of course there's underwear instead of shirt.. :lol: ). Boss, try too search for ecrine and apocrine definition..:lol:

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by victor
Mon Feb 13, 2006 10:51 am
 
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