Axillary skin glands producing viscous secretion are (LQ)
|A||Eccrine sweat glands|
|B||Apocrine sweat glands|
|D||Holocrine sebaceous glands|
Apocrine sweat glands
1. Sweat glands are of 2 types: eccrine (most abundant) and apocrine (limited sites)
2. Eccrine glands produce watery secretions and are most common on the palm and sole. Their ducts open directly on the surface of the skin.
3. Apocrine glands produce viscous secretions as they open in the duct of sebaceous glands and very rarely on the surface directly.
4. Apocrine glands are found in the axilla (among eccrine variety), around nipple and genital area, also in the vicinity of anal opening.
5. Ceruminous (wax) glands of external ear are modified apocrine variety of sweat glands