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Integumentary System > Skin > Sweat Glands
Tissues > Exocrine Glands > Sweat Glands

PREFERRED TERM

Sweat Glands  

BROADER CONCEPT

NOTE

  • /secret: see also SWEAT or SWEATING; inflammation = HIDRADENITIS

SCOPE NOTE

  • Sweat-producing structures that are embedded in the DERMIS. Each gland consists of a single tube, a coiled body, and a superficial duct.

IN OTHER LANGUAGES

  • Finnish

  • ekkriininen hikirauhanen
  • ekkriiniset hikirauhaset
  • glandula sudorifera
  • glandulae sudoriferae
  • hikirauhanen
  • Glandula sudorifera

    Latin (Finland)

  • Glandulae sudoriferae
  • Swedish

URI

http://www.yso.fi/onto/mesh/D013545

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