apocrine secretion


apocrine secretion
Медицина: апокринная секреция, апокриновая секреция

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • apocrine gland — noun a large sweat gland that produces both a fluid and an apocrine secretion; in human beings located in hairy regions of the body • Hypernyms: ↑sweat gland, ↑sudoriferous gland * * * noun : any of the large sweat glands that produce both a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • secretion — Release of synthesized product from cells. Release may be of membrane bounded vesicles (merocrine secretion) or of vesicle content following fusion of the vesicle with the plasma membrane (apocrine secretion). In holocrine secretion whole cells… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • apocrine — [ap′ə krīn΄, ap′əkrin] adj. [< APO + Gr krinein, to separate: see CRISIS] designating a type of glandular secretion in which part of the secreting cell is thrown off along with the secretion, as a type of sweat with a strong odor from large,… …   English World dictionary

  • apocrine — Denoting a mechanism of glandular secretion in which the apical portion of secretory cells is shed and incorporated into the secretion. SEE ALSO: a. gland. [G. apo krino, to separate] * * * apo·crine ap ə krən, .krīn, .krēn adj producing a fluid… …   Medical dictionary

  • apocrine — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary apo + Greek krinein to separate more at certain Date: 1926 producing a fluid secretion by pinching off one end of the secretory cell while leaving the rest intact < an apocrine gland >;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • secretion — 1. Production by a cell or aggregation of cells (a gland) of a physiologically active substance and its movement out of the cell or organ in which it is formed. 2. The solid, liquid, or gaseous product …   Medical dictionary

  • apocrine gland — a gland whose discharged secretion contains part of the secreting cells. Cf. holocrine g. and merocrine g. NOTE: the term is often used to denote the apocrine sweat glands specifically …   Medical dictionary

  • apocrine — adj. 1) describing sweat glands that occur only in hairy parts of the body, especially the armpit and groin. These glands develop in the hair follicles and appear after puberty has been reached. The strong odours associated with sweating result… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • apocrine — Form of secretion in which the apical portion of the cell is shed, as in the secretion of fat by cells of the mammary gland. The fat droplet is surrounded by apical plasma membrane, and this has been used experimentally as a source of plasma… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • secretion — n. 1) the process by which a gland isolates constituents of the blood or tissue fluid and chemically alters them to produce a substance that it discharges for use by the body or excretes. The principal methods of secretion – apocrine, holocrine,… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • apocrine gland — noun Any of several coiled, tubular glands that extrudes part of the cytoplasm as a secretion …   Wiktionary


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