Eccrine meaning

ĕkrĭn, -rīn, -rēn
Relating to an eccrine gland or its secretion, especially sweat.
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Exocrine.
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Designating or of the common sweat glands of the human body that secrete the clear, watery sweat important in heat regulation.
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Relating to an eccrine gland or its secretion, especially sweat.
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Exocrine.
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Pertaining to a certain type of sweat gland; merocrine.
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Pertaining to sweat.
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Origin of eccrine

  • From Greek ekkrīnein to secrete ek- out ecto– krīnein to separate krei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek ἐκκρίνω (ekkrīnō, “to separate”).

    From Wiktionary