Definition of 'sweat gland'
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A small amount is also lost in the faeces and through the sweat glands.The Medicine Chest - your family's guide to prescription drugs (1988)
Better known for keeping wrinkles at bay, the treatment can be used to cut off the nerves to sweat glands.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Sage has a direct action on the sweat glands and may help to control the mechanism that underlies hot flushes, she says.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A combination of blocked sweat glands and exposure to sunlight causes a raised, bumpy rash to appear.The Sun (2014)
Botox stops the nerves that control the sweat glands from working and it is, apparently, very effective.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
It's likely that this condition is linked to the sympathetic nerves, which supply the sweat glands on the palms.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Feet smell because there are more sweat glands on the feet than anywhere else on the body - but it shouldn't stop you from wearing summer shoes.The Sun (2014)
Don't put soap on the area because this will dry it out, and avoid greasy creams that can block the sweat glands and stop heat from escaping.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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