axillary sweat glands

Synonym for apocrine sweat glands ... Sudoriferous glands that develop in association with hair follicles and undergo enlargement and secretory development at puberty; they secrete a viscous and odourless sweat that supports the growth of bacteria leading to an acrid odour; secretion is by an eccrine, not apocrine, mechanism. ... Synonym: axillary ...
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axillary sweat glands

Type: Term Synonyms: apocrine sweat glands
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