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- adjective Relating to an eccrine gland or its secretion, especially sweat.
- adjective Exocrine.
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- adjective pertaining to a certain type of sweat
- adjective pertaining to
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- adjective (of exocrine glands) producing a clear aqueous secretion without releasing part of the secreting cell; important in regulating body temperature
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From Greek ekkrīnein, to secrete : ek-, out; see ecto– + krīnein, to separate; see krei- in Indo-European roots.]
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From Ancient Greek ἐκκρίνω (ekkrīnō, "to separate")
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