from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Producing or secreting sweat: sudoriferous glands.
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- adj. sweaty or sweating, bearing sweat
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Producing, or secreting, sweat; sudoriparous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bearing or producing sweat; sudoriparous.
You know-as in sweaty, steamy, dripping, sticky, sudoriferous cinema get your mind out of the gutter!
In the axilla there are numerous hairs and many sudoriferous and sebaceous glands.
Over the medial side and front of the forearm the skin is thin and smooth, and contains few hairs but many sudoriferous glands; over the lateral side and back of the arm and forearm it is thicker, denser, and contains more hairs but fewer sudoriferous glands.
Body of a sudoriferous-gland cut in various deirections.a. Longitudinal section of the proximal part of the coiled tube. b.
It consists of a small island of skin containing sebaceous and sudoriferous glands, and is the source of the whitish secretion which constantly collects in this region.
Near the attachment of the eyelashes are the openings of a number of glands, the ciliary glands, arranged in several rows close to the free margin of the lid; they are regarded as enlarged and modified sudoriferous glands.
The ceruminous glands of the external acoustic meatus and the ciliary glands at the margins of the eyelids are modified sudoriferous glands.
Each ridge contains two rows of papillæ, between which the ducts of the sudoriferous glands pass outward to open on the summit of the ridge.
The arteries supplying the skin form a net-work in the subcutaneous tissue, and from this net-work branches are given off to supply the sudoriferous glands, the hair follicles, and the fat.
On the surface of the former layer are sensitive and vascular papillæ within, or beneath it, are certain organs with special functions: namely, the sudoriferous and sebaceous glands, and the hair follicles.