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Oil glands

oil glands --> sebaceous glands

Numerous holocrine glands in the dermis that usually open into the hair follicles and secrete an oily semifluid sebum.

Synonym: glandulae sebaceae, oil glands, sebaceous follicles.


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Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption

... knowledge. My specific questions are about the molecules in essential oils, Are essential oil molecules small enough by molecular weight or mass ... of sweat pores so yeah if you want the essential oils in your sweat glands? I just can't find any medical or biochemistry knowledge to support ...

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by watermelonstand
Wed Jul 11, 2012 11:42 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption
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Sample exam question-explanation please?

Otters have special oil glands that help make their fur water repellant [sic]. The cells that make up the oil gland are likely to have ...

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by Panopticon
Thu Sep 30, 2010 2:23 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Sample exam question-explanation please?
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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 ... traces of fats too?). Or am I missing something now? I take it that by 'oil' the question refers to biological oils, that is, a type of lipid..? :)

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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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Question: Which of the following is not secreted by sweat

Which of the following is not secreted by sweat glands? 1. Salt 2. Oil 3. Urea 4. Water Thanx.

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by Here2Learn
Mon Jan 14, 2008 2:41 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Question: Which of the following is not secreted by sweat
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The Fiber Disease

... just barely beneath the Skin? Jan. 26th Commenced taking Omega3 Fish Oils 1000 mg 1 per day for wounds.. And Bee Pollen 500mg for restoration ... bothering me… but it does the same things to my face, in the sebaceous glands and pores of my cheeks, neck, eye brows, and all around the eyes and ...

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by Neva Borden
Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:13 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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