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Related to eccrine: Eccrine sweat glands, eccrine spiradenoma, eccrine poroma

eccrine

 [ek´rin]
exocrine, with special reference to ordinary sweat glands.

ec·crine

(ek'rin),
1. Synonym(s): exocrine (1)
2. Denoting the flow of sweat from skin glands unconnected to hair follicles.
[G. ek-krino, to secrete]

eccrine

/ec·crine/ (ek´rin) exocrine, with special reference to ordinary sweat glands.

eccrine

(ĕk′rĭn, -rīn′, -rēn′)
adj.
1. Relating to an eccrine gland or its secretion, especially sweat.
2. Exocrine.

eccrine

[ek′rin]
Etymology: Gk, ekkrinein, to secrete
pertaining to a sweat gland that secretes outwardly through a duct to the surface of the skin. See also exocrine.

ec·crine

(ek'rin)
1. Synonym(s): exocrine (1) .
2. Denoting the flow of sweat.
[G. ek-krino, to secrete]

eccrine

Exocrine, secreting externally, especially on to the surface of the skin, as in the case of a sweat gland.

eccrine

exocrine, with special reference to glands that secrete their product without loss of cytoplasm. See sweat glands.

eccrine tumors
adenomas and adenocarcinomas occur rarely.
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A strong relationship with exercise, heat, sunlight, and bed confinement places the eccrine apparatus as a primary suspect.
This tumor was consistent with ductal eccrine carcinoma.
In addition, it may not be necessary to segregate hidradenocarcinomas into eccrine and apocrine categories.
Rare examples of apocrine cystadenoma and pigmented hidrocystoma derived from vulvar eccrine secretory coils have been reported by Glusac (9) and Kamishima, (10) respectively.
As mentioned earlier, chondroid syringomas may originate either from apocrine or eccrine sweat glands, or they may evolve from entrapped ectopic cell rests of embrylogic origin stimulated to proliferate by an unknown factor.
The nanowires would detect particular molecules in urea, eccrine and possibly other substances.
The eccrine sweat glands are found all over our body, especially on the palms of the hand, the soles of the feet and the forehead.
Pathologic differential diagnosis of clear cell squamous cell carcinoma in situ: conditions with intraepidermal Pagetoid cells Clear cell papulosis Clear cell squamous cell carcinoma in situ Clear cells of Toker (of the nipple epidermis) Extramammary Paget disease Cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Eccrine porocarcinoma Histiocytosis X (Langerhans cell histiocytosis) Langerhans cell microabscess (in cutaneous delayed hypersensitivity reactions) Malignant melanoma in situ (superficial spreading) Merkel cell carcinoma (with pagetoid intraepidermal spread) Metastasis (epidermotropic) Pagetoid dyskeratosis Paget disease (extramammary and mammary) Sebaceous carcinoma Spitz nevus (pagetoid) Table 2.
Eccrine sweat glands: Adaptations to physical training and heat acclimation.
Levels of fluconazole in serum, stratum corneum, epidermis-dermis (without stratum corneum) and eccrine sweat.
Specifically, eccrine glands respond largely to thermoregulatory stimuli, with the exception of those eccrine glands on the palm of the hands (Fowles, 1986).