apocrine: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ap'u-krin, -krīn", -krēn"), [key]
— adj. Physiol.
- of or pertaining to certain glands whose secretions are acted upon by bacteria to produce the characteristic odor of perspiration (distinguished from eccrine).
- of or pertaining to such secretions: apocrine sweat.
- apocrine (Thesaurus)