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Module 2f - A&P

Introduction to the Human Body

two major skin glands sebaceous and sweat glands
sebaceous gland or oil glandfound where body has hair
sebum secretion from sebaceous glandoily substance
sebaceous gland small amount are open to skinhelps lubricats and helps waterproof skin and hair
vernix caseosa secreted by sebaceous glands in the fetus and covers baby when born
sweat glands or sudoriferous located in the dermis; opens onto the skin as a pore
aporcrine gland sweat gland usually associated with hair follicles and found in the axillary and genital areas
respond to emotional stress
eccrine glands more numerous and widely distributed; they are throughout the body; not associated with hair follicles; play role in temperature regulation
mammary glands located in the breast; secret milk
ceruminous glands found in the external auditory canal of the ear and they secrete cerumen.
Created by: janmaire



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