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In humans, there are four kinds of sudoriferous or sweat glands which differ greatly in both the composition of the [[sweat]] and its purpose.
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In humans, there are four kinds of sudoriferous or [[sweat glands]] which differ greatly in both the composition of the [[sweat]] and its purpose.
   
 
* [[eccrine glands]] - sweat (normal sweat used in temperature control)
 
* [[eccrine glands]] - sweat (normal sweat used in temperature control)

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In humans, there are four kinds of sudoriferous or sweat glands which differ greatly in both the composition of the sweat and its purpose.

  • eccrine glands - sweat (normal sweat used in temperature control)
  • apocrine glands - sweat,fats,proteins (slightly more viscous sweat)
  • ceruminous glands - ear wax (modified sweat)
  • mammary glands - milk (modified sweat)

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