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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of the numerous small sweat glands distributed over the body's surface that produce a clear aqueous secretion devoid of cytoplasmic constituents and important in regulating body temperature.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a small sweat gland that produces only a fluid; restricted to the human skin

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