Its other heat-regulating mechanism is made up of the sweat glands.
Sweat glands are present by the thousands in the skin of all parts of the body.
It will be noticed that there are only a few orifices of the sweat glands in this region.
The protection is less perfect about the hairs and the sweat glands.
Water evaporated quickly in the hot, dry air and sweat glands operated at the highest possible degree of efficiency.
The sweat glands are simply over-active and the secretion easily decomposes and is highly offensive.
The object is to harden and practically tan the superficial layers of the skin and alter the secretions of the sweat glands.
On every square inch of his body the sweat glands seethed with sudden activity.
Notice that hair, hair glands and sweat glands are continuous with the surface and represent a downward extension of this.
In the skin, these little gland-pockets are of two kinds, the sweat glands and the hair glands.