sudoriferous duct

duct of sweat glands

the superficial portion of the sweat gland that passes through the corium and epidermis, opening on the surface by the porus sudoriferus or sweat pore.

sudoriferous duct

[so̅o̅′dərif′ərəs]
Etymology: L, sudor, sweat, facere, to make
a duct leading from a sweat gland to the surface of the skin. Each sweat duct is the most superficial part of a coiled tube that forms the body of each sweat gland and opens onto the surface through a funnel-shaped opening. The sweat ducts in the armpits and in the groin are larger than in other parts of the body. Also called sweat duct.