from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Producing or secreting sweat.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Bearing or producing sweat; sudoriparous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Physiol.) Producing, or secreting, sweat; sudoriparous.
- adjective (Anat.) small convoluted tubular glands which are situated in the subcutaneous tissues and discharge by minute orifices in the surface of the skin; the sweat glands.
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sweatyor sweating, bearing sweat
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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You know-as in sweaty, steamy, dripping, sticky, sudoriferous cinema get your mind out of the gutter!
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.
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.
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.
Body of a sudoriferous-gland cut in various deirections.a. Longitudinal section of the proximal part of the coiled tube. b.
In the axilla there are numerous hairs and many sudoriferous and sebaceous glands.
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.
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.
The ceruminous glands of the external acoustic meatus and the ciliary glands at the margins of the eyelids are modified sudoriferous glands.