Last week's #MysteryAnatomy structure was the prostate gland. The prostate is an exocrine gland of the male reproductive system. The prostate contains smooth muscles that help expel semen during ejaculation. Secretions of the prostate constitute about 30% of the volume of semen. Learn more @ biologycoachonlineblog.webs.com
Sjögren syndrome - Radiopaedia.org - Sjögren syndrome is an autoimmune condition of exocrine glands that produce tears and saliva. the second most common autoimmune disorder after rheumatoid arthritis. manifests as: keratoconjunctivitis sicca (xerophthalmia), dryness of the mucous membrane of the mouth (xerostomia), bilateral parotid enlargement.
Sjogren’s Syndrome - What is it? That’s a good question, it’s an autoimmune disease that attacks the exocrine glands that produce sweat and saliva. Not being able to sweat in the summer or living in the south is not at all good for a person, and the dry mouth must be awful. This is a great poster that shows where it works in your body. Forewarned is good practice.