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Descriptor English: Sweat Glands
Descriptor Spanish: Glándulas Sudoríparas
Descriptor Portuguese: Glândulas Sudoríparas
Descriptor French: Glandes sudoripares
Entry term(s): Gland, Sweat
Glands, Sweat
Sweat Gland
Tree number(s): A10.336.899
A17.815.830
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013545
Scope note: Sweat-producing structures that are embedded in the DERMIS. Each gland consists of a single tube, a coiled body, and a superficial duct.
Annotation: SWEAT and SWEATING are also available; inflammation = HIDRADENITIS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 13926
Unique ID: D013545
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2002/07/03
Sweat Glands - Preferred
Concept UI M0020922
Scope note Sweat-producing structures that are embedded in the DERMIS. Each gland consists of a single tube, a coiled body, and a superficial duct.
Preferred term Sweat Glands
Entry term(s) Gland, Sweat
Glands, Sweat
Sweat Gland



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