Search Results for: ceruminous secretion

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Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands?

…s”). Mammary glands in breasts are apocrine glands, as can be determined by evidences prominent of “decapitation secretion,” Colostrum, a secretion of those particular apocrine glands, is carried by lactiferous (apocrine) ducts to…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Apocrine Units

…specific for apocrine secretion, namely, the appearance of being decapitated or pinched off (Fig. 1.52). “Decapitation secretion,” “pinching-off secretion,” “snouts,” and “apocrine secretion” are…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Breast a Sweat Gland?

…ntification of the apocrine character of cells. The synonym for “decapitation secretion” and “pinching off secretion” is “apocrine secretion.” Even in a non-lactating state, mammary glands are easily recognizable…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Sebaceous Units

…ous gland is considered to be holocrine (G. holo “whole”) in type because, in the process of producing sebaceous secretion, the entire sebaceous cell and its contents are cast off into a sebaceous duct. Sebaceous secretion contains a…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Embryologic Development

…w sites, namely, axillae, areolae, in periumbilical and anogenital skin, in external auditory canals where they are known as ceruminous glands, and in the eyelid where they are called Moll’s glands. Although, by 7 months apocrine glands are…

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