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 dermis is filled with tiny blood vessels and sensory nerves that allow the skin to feel different temperatures. When the skin becomes too hot, the blood vessels will expand to release heat, when the skin is too cold,... More »

Sweat glands and fatty layers in the skin help to regulate body temperature in mammals. When the outside temperature is high, sweat glands release bodily fluids combined with salt to keep the body temperature from gettin... More »

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 »

Hair shafts have various functions, including regulating body temperature, protecting sensitive parts of the body from harm and facilitating the evaporation of sweat, according to Dartmouth University. Hair shafts are th... More »

Sweat glands and fatty layers in the skin help to regulate body temperature in mammals. When the outside temperature is high, sweat glands release bodily fluids combined with salt to keep the body temperature from gettin... 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 »