eccrine

adjective
ec·​crine | \ˈe-krən, -ˌkrīn, -ˌkrēn\

Definition of eccrine 

: merocrine used especially of sweat glands also : produced by an eccrine gland

First Known Use of eccrine

1927, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eccrine

borrowed from German ekkrin, borrowed from Greek ekkrínein "to secrete," from ek-, variant (before consonants) of ex- "out" + krínein "to separate" — more at ex- entry 1, certain entry 1

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eccrine

adjective
ec·​crine | \ˈek-rən, -ˌrīn, -ˌrēn \

Medical Definition of eccrine 

: of, relating to, having, or being eccrine glands — compare apocrine, holocrine, merocrine

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