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Apocrine glands


(noun) Plural form of apocrine gland.

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

... in sweat?" and "Which one of these is not secreted by sweat glands?" - now it says "...is not secreted by sweat", which ... make sense to me. Nor does this make any difference between eccrine and apocrine glands, of which the latter produce fatty substances, afaik (although ...

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by biohazard
Tue Jan 15, 2008 2:11 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question: Which of the following is not secreted by sweat
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... odour which sexually attracts and increases arousal in potential mates. Apocrine glands release pheromones, which get trapped in the pubic hair. The combination of these pheromones ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Nov 28, 2005 2:41 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pubes
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Skin, muscles and joints

... It anchors the dermis to underlying tissues and organs. The _________ glands produce oil that lubricates the skin. sweat sudoriferous subcutaneous ... produce acne. Sudoriferous (sweat) glands are of two types: eccrine and apocrine. Eccrine glands have an extensive ditribution; their ducts terminate ...

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by clarence
Thu May 26, 2005 10:28 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Skin, muscles and joints
Replies: 15
Views: 12402

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