Definitions for "Sweat glands"
tiny structures in the skin that secrete sweat
The accessory organs to the skin that secrete sweat to cool the skin. They are regulated by the autonomic nervous system.
Secretory glands in dermal layers of the skin that produce a hypotonic sodium chloride solution in response to high body temperature. Fluid evaporates, thus inducing cooling of skin. Glands activated by cholinergic sympathetic nerve fibres.