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Exocrine glands

Exocrine gland

(Science: anatomy) a gland that secretes its products through ducts or canals, such as sweatglands or mammary glands.

Compare: endocrine gland.


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... for the first question very true but what i think it is the endocrine glands that take no part. if we see the digestive juices from the pancreas are released into ducts and satisfy the definition of exocrine glands. the pancrea during digestion plays a role of an exocrine gland ...

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by jwalin
Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:37 am
 
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1) check out the definition of ENDO- and EXOcrine glands ;) 2) yeah, I guess, that some degradation products of hemoglobine is meant, so probably e (but ...

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by JackBean
Sun Oct 11, 2009 6:52 am
 
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Exocrine Glands vs Endocrine Glands

Exocrine glands have ducts to carry their secretions to specific locations. Examples include the salivary glands whose ducts ...

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by RLBallantyne
Thu Oct 04, 2007 5:20 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Difference between Exocrine and Endocrine glands
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Difference between Exocrine and Endocrine glands

For a project I need to complete I need to know the difference between Exocrine and Endocrine glands. Any information and websites will be very helpful. Thanks :)

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by Draco
Thu Oct 04, 2007 3:17 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Difference between Exocrine and Endocrine glands
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Pancreas...

The pancreas, along with the gonads(tests and ovaries) are named dual glands, because they have both an exocrine and and endocrine function. The endocrine function of the pancreas constituts only ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Mar 13, 2006 7:12 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Pancreas...
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