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Sweat gland

Introduction: Sweat gland

Description of Sweat gland

Sweat gland: any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Sweat gland: sweat-producing structures that are embedded in the dermis; each gland consists of a single tube, a coiled body, and a superficial duct.
Source: CRISP

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Broader terms for Sweat gland

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The term Sweat gland can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Sweat gland

The following list attempts to classify Sweat gland into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • duct gland,exocrine gland
  • gland,secreter,secretor,secretory organ
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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