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Sweat

Definition noun The fluid or moisture secreted from the sweat glands to the surface of the skin (through skin pores)... Read More

Sweat Gland

Any of the glands in the skin that secrete perspiration.A gland in humans responsible for the secretion of sweat, containing... Read More

Sudorific

Definition noun, plural: sudorifics An agent promoting or causing profuse sweating or sensible perspiration adjective Of or... Read More

Anhidrosis

Definition noun, plural: anhidroses A pathological condition characterized by the inability to sweat... Read More

Sensible perspiration

Definition noun A form of perspiration in which the body is able to sense the watery fluid as moist on the... Read More

Perspiration

Definition noun (1) The act or the process of producing and excreting a watery, saline fluid that evaporates from the... Read More

Sudoresis

Definition noun The state of sweating excessively Supplement Sweating is the body's physiological means to regulate body... Read More

Insensible perspiration

Definition noun A kind of perspiration in which the water in sweat evaporates soon before the body perceives it as a... Read More

Moisture content

Definition noun The weight of the water contained in an object or material, usually expressed as a percentage of... Read More

Regulation of Organic Metabolism, Growth and Energy Balance

Organic Metabolism Events of Absorptive and Post-absorptive States. The absorptive state is the period during which... Read More

Moisture

Definition noun (1) The presence of slight to moderate amount of liquid, especially water (2) The characteristic of being... Read More

Purulent exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is distinctively thick and yellowish, grayish or greenish in color, and consisting... Read More

Serous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that forms as a clear, thin, watery fluid with relatively low protein content, usually... Read More

Homeostasis

Homeostasis is the tendency not to stray from the range of favorable or ideal internal conditions. Such conditions must be... Read More

Hemorrhagic exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate that is bloody because of the large component of red blood cells released from ruptured... Read More

Fibrinous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate consisting largely of fibrinogen and fibrin Supplement Tissue injuries such as wounds and... Read More

Human

Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More

Stratified cuboidal epithelium

Definition noun, plural: stratified cuboidal epithelia A type of stratified epithelium in which the topmost layer is made up... Read More

Immunoglobulin A

Definition noun An immunoglobulin (antibody) that is characterized by its α-heavy chain, and its prevalence in mucous... Read More

Kidneys and Regulation of Water and Inorganic Ions

Renal Functions Kidneys remove/add substances from/to the plasma. Regulate water concentration, inorganic ion... Read More

Homeostatic equilibrium

Definition noun (1) The tendency of an organism or a cell to regulate its internal conditions, usually by a system of... Read More

Cuboidal epithelium

Definition noun, plural: cuboidal epithelia An epithelial tissue comprised of cuboidal epithelial cells, and is involved in... Read More

Body fluid

Definition noun, plural: body fluids Any fluid found in a living organism Supplement A body fluid refers to any fluid... Read More

Animal Water Regulation

Homeostatic control, a set environment, and how evolution and natural selection drives a species to adapt to its environment... Read More

Movement of Molecules Across Cell Membranes

Diffusion Diffusion is essentially the movement of molecules from a region of higher concentration to a region of lower... Read More

Merocrine gland

Definition noun, plural: merocrine glands A type of exocrine gland in which the secretory products are released without... Read More

Apocrine gland

Definition noun, plural: apocrine glands A type of exocrine gland in which the secretory products are released together... Read More

Myoepithelial cell

Definition noun, plural: myoepithelial cells (1) (histology) A slender, spindle-shaped contractile cell forming the thin... Read More

Transudation

Definition noun (1) The act, process, or condition of transuding, i.e. the oozing or passing gradually of a liquid possibly... Read More

Feedback mechanism

Feedback Mechanism Definition What is a feedback mechanism? A feedback mechanism is a physiological regulation system in a... Read More

Egestion

Egestion is the act or process of voiding or discharging undigested food as faeces. To egest means to discharge undigested... Read More

Bead

Bead 1. A prayer. 2. A little perforated ball, to be strung on a thread, and worn for ornament; or used in a rosary for... Read More

Anoderm

Definition noun The epithelial lining from the dentate line to the intersphincteric groove Supplement The anoderm refers... Read More

Emphraxis

Emphraxis 1. A clogging or obstruction of the mouth of the sweat Gland. 2. An impaction. Origin: g. A... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Exudate

Definition noun, plural: exudates A fluid containing solutes, proteins, cells, or cellular debris discharged into nearby... Read More

Epidermis

Epidermis Definition What is the epidermis? We can define the epidermis as one or more layers of cells forming the tough... Read More

Orifice

Definition noun, plural: orifices An opening or aperture; any external opening in the body of an animal. Supplement In a... Read More