Meaning of APOCRINE GLAND in English

APOCRINE GLAND

noun

: any of the large sweat glands that produce both a fluid and an apocrine secretion, are restricted in man to hairy regions of the body, and are lined by a single layer of tall columnar cells with acidophile cytoplasm — compare eccrine gland

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