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Sweat Gland

Any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration.A gland in humans responsible for the secretion of sweat, containing water and sodium chloride that is part of the cooling process in the homeostatic control of temperature. There are around two and a half million sweat glands in the average human.


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Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

Yes, men can breastfeed their infants. The male mammary gland is simply dormant--but not that dormant. The structure of the male and ... same. There is some controversy as to whether mammary glands are not simply sweat glands that expand and develop more alveoli buds as the breast produces ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
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How is the structure of sweat gland change with age

How does the structure of sweat gland shrink when a person age? Thank you.

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by AUY11345303
Mon Dec 19, 2011 5:30 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How is the structure of sweat gland change with age
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I need help identifying this structure

yep. it's a cross section of a sweat gland. It shows you how it's all knotted up. :D

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by plasmodesmata11
Mon Jan 11, 2010 2:02 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need help identifying this structure
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I need help identifying this structure

is it just a sweat gland?

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by defhalotones
Mon Jan 11, 2010 1:34 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: I need help identifying this structure
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How to "delay" a woman's menstrual cycle?

... production of FSH and LH which produce from anterior lobe of pituitary gland. By inhibit the production of LH and FSH the ovary cant produce any ... will delay Second characteristic more nice Example:voice will more sweat,body will look more smooth Personal Question: If really wan to delay ...

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by vergil5203
Wed Apr 25, 2007 8:56 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: How to "delay" a woman's menstrual cycle?
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