Recent Examples on the WebMammals have three types of sweat glands: apocrine, sebaceous and eccrine.
Asher Y. Rosinger, Scientific American, 1 July 2021 The type of sweat produced from the eccrine glands is what most often occurs in hyperhidrosis.
Cathy Cassata, Health.com, 5 Nov. 2021 Humans have more eccrine sweat glands than any other primate.
Asher Y. Rosinger, Scientific American, 1 July 2021 Most of us have between 2 and 5 million of eccrine sweat glands sprinkled across our whole body, including the armpit.
Sarah Everts, Time, 21 July 2021
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