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abnormal apocrine gland physiology +   
any functional anomaly of any exocrine gland whose cells bud their secretions off through the plasma membrane producing membrane-bound vesicles in the lumen; the apical portion of the secretory cell of the gland pinches off and enters the lumen; it loses part of its cytoplasm in their secretions; apocrine secretion is functional during hormonal stress or puberty; an example of true apocrine glands are mammary glands, responsible for secreting breast milk
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abnormal exocrine pancreas physiology +   
abnormal holocrine gland physiology +   
abnormal lacrimal gland physiology +   
abnormal merocrine gland physiology +   
abnormal mucous gland physiology +   
abnormal prostate gland physiology +   
abnormal sweat gland physiology +   

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Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apocrine, https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6490-7723, ISBN:0123813611

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