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duct of sweat glands

 

Definition: the superficial portion of the sweat gland that passes through the corium and epidermis, opening on the surface by the porus sudoriferus or sweat pore.

Synonym(s): ductus sudoriferus, sudoriferous duct, sweat duct

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