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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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To our knowledge, there are no reports of orbital eccrine hidrocystoma in the literature other than the case of a 14-yearold patient with giant eccrine hidrocystoma reported by Eslami et al.
Eccrine porocarcinoma with extensive cutaneous metastasis.
But there's a good reason why these specific glands are under-studied - eccrine sweat glands are unique to humans and absent in the body skin of laboratory animals that are commonly used for wound healing research," ," Rittie said.
Histologically, the picture exemplified by this child's case has been described as unique, consisting of "a very dense infiltrate of neutrophils around the eccrine units .
Linear porokeratosis and porokeratosis of Mibelli are characterized by sharply demarcated hyperkeratotic annular lesions with distinct keratotic edges but do not have eccrine gland involvement on histopathology.
Those of latter group show a slight degree of differentiation toward the cutaneous appendages of hair, sebaceous glands, apocrine glands, or eccrine glands.
Because the vulva contains a high density of apocrine and anogenital mammary-like glands relative to eccrine glands and pilosebaceous units, we suspect that the spectrum of neoplasms identified in the vulvar region would reflect the relative frequency of these structures.
Microscopic examination of the dermis showed hair follicles, eccrine glands, and sebaceous glands.
In silver-exposed skin, light microscopy reveals granules in the dermis, most prominently around the basement membranes of eccrine sweat glands, or in dermal elastic fibers.
THE HUMAN BODY contains two types of sweat glands: the eccrine (which are found all over the body) and the apocrine (which secrete on hair follicles and sebaceous glands).
Two types of gland produce sweat, the eccrine and the apocrine glands.