Unformatted text preview: * stimulated during emotional stress and sexual excitement (cold sweat) * Eccrine * distributed throughout the skin except as margins of the lips, nail beds of the fingers and toes, and eardrums * most numerous in palms and soles * ducts terminate at pores at epidermal surface * function throughout life * produce a more watery fluid than apocrine gland Glands (cont.) Ceruminous Glands * present in the external auditory canal * ducts open onto the epidermal surface or into ducts of sebaceous glands * the combined secretion of the ceruminous and sebaceous glands is called cerumen * cerumen and hair provides a barrier against foreign bodies...
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- Fall '10
- Sebaceous gland, sebaceous glands, Ceruminous glands, viscous sticky secretion