eccrine

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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

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