apocrine sweat glands

apocrine sweat glands - apocrine sweat glands: mostly...

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apocrine sweat glands: ducts empty into hair follicles in addition to components of sweat, secretion contains lipid & proteins - ceruminous glands: modified apocrine glands in the external ear canal Sebaceous (oil) glands: simple alveolar glands (holocrine glands); located all over body except palms of hand & soles of feet - secrete sebum (rich in oils) into hair follicle (or pore). .. bacteriocidal; lubricates hair & skin - inflammation/infection can lead to acne; overactivity leads to seborrhea Hair & hair follicles: - hair (pili) are flexible strands of mostly dead, keratinized cells - hair has shaft & root; cuticle - melanin from melanocytes at base of follicle produce color - hair follicle: extends from epidermal surface to dermis or hypodermis consists of: hair bulb at base with root hair plexus (sensory nerve endings); hair
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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