The two types of sweat glands are eccrine and apocrine. Eccrine sweat glands are located all over the human body, and apocrine glands are mostly limited to the armpit area. More »

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Sweat glands are positioned deep inside the skin, and their primarily function is temperature regulation. The two types of sweat glands are the apocrine and eccrine sweat glands. More »

According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, sweat glands regulate body temperature by secreting water onto the surface of the skin where heat is then removed by evaporation. There are two types of sweat glands found only ... More »

The human body contains two types of sweat glands: apocrine and eccrine. Apocrine glands are found in the armpit and the groin and increase sweat production in response to emotion, stress and hormones. Eccrine glands are... More »

The function of a sweat pore is to provide a duct for the release of sweat from the sweat glands, notes Everyday Health. There are between 2 and 4 million sweat glands across the entire body. More »

Sweat, also called perspiration, is a fluid produced by the sweat glands made up of water, minerals, lactate and urea. The minerals that make up sweat can vary from person to person depending on a number of factors. This... More »

Animals in the mammalian class, including elephants, dogs, cats, apes, bats, sloths, lemurs, horses and beavers, have sweat glands and sweat through either their eccrine, their apocrine sweat glands or both. Primate mamm... More »