Sweat Gland in Skin
The simple cuboidal epithelium which comprises the secretory portion of a sweat gland is shown clearly in this image.
The irregular "empty" spaces above the tubule are locations for adipocytes, whose ideal round shape is commonly distorted by extraction of the adipocytes' lipid contents during tissue preparation.
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Last updated: 12 June 2022 / dgk