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Sweat glands are distributed over the entire skin surface except the nipples and parts of the external genitalia. There are up to 3 million of them per person. There are two types of sweat grands: eccrine and apocrine.

Eccrine sweat glands, also called merocrine sweat glands, are far more numerous and are particularly abundant on the palms, soles of the feet, and forehead.

Apocrine sweat glands, approximately 2000 of them are largely confined to the axillary and anogenital areas.

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Underarm and groin areas have the highest density of sweat glands.

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What areas of the body have a high density of sweat glands?

Sweat glands are present in the skin all over the body. However, the areas of the body that have a high density of sweat glands are the palms of the hands and the soles of the feet.

What other body areas have high density of sweat glands?

Your arm pits, hands feet and forehead

Why dont dogs have sweat glands?

Dogs do have sweat glands that are called apocrine glands. Dogs only produce sweat on areas not covered with fur, such as the nose and paw pads. Dogs also have sweat glands on their noses. Dogs don't sweat everywhere like us humans, but they do have sweat glands and they do sweat ! I hope this helps.

Does skin make sweat?

There are very fine and coiled tubular glands in the skin. They are called as sweat glands. In hot and humid tropical climate, the person can produce sweat at the rate of one litre per hour.

What body area proves to have a high density of sweat glands?


Which other body areas would if tested prove high density of sweat glands?

The regions of the body with the greatest density of sweat glands are:The palms of your handsThe soles of your feetAnd your scalp

The highest concentration of merocrine sweat glands would be found?

on the palms of the hands

Which sudoriferous glands are larger and are found in the axillae and around the genitals?

Apocrine (sweat glands are apocrine glands!/in axillary and genital areas)

A saltwater solution is secreted by what glands?

sudoiferous glands

The two types of exocrine glands in the skin are?

Sebaceous and Sweat glandsadditional information1) Apocrine sweat glands -- a type of human sweat gland that are present in areas such as the axillae (armpits), areola, in the perineum (genital areas), around the belly button and in the external auditory canal(as wax-secreting glands). Specialized types of apocrine glands present on the eyelids are called Moll's glands. Apocrine sweat glands are inactive until they are stimulated by hormonal changes in puberty.2) Holocrine - the sebaceous glands of the skin and the meibomian glands of the eyelid.

Are there sweat glands on your palms?

No, they have sweat glands

What part of the body has a high density of sweat glands?

The palms of the hands, forehead, and soles of feet.