Sweat-gland meaning

Any of the numerous small, tubular glands that are found nearly everywhere in the skin of humans and that secrete perspiration externally through pores to help regulate body temperature.
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Any of the very small, coiled, tubular glands in the subcutaneous tissue that secrete sweat.
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Any of the numerous small, tubular glands that are found nearly everywhere in the skin of humans and that secrete perspiration externally through pores to help regulate body temperature.
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Any of the numerous small, tubular glands that are found in the skin of many mammals and that secrete sweat externally through pores to help regulate body temperature. In humans and some other mammals, sweat glands are distributed over most of the body surface.
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(anatomy) An exocrine gland found under the skin in mammals for regulating body temperature.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
sweat-gland
Plural:
sweat-glands