Gland FAQs:


Q: Is a gland formed by an ingrowth from an epithelial surface?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a gland produced?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a gland formed?

A: Yes.

Q: Are glands all endocrine glands?

A: Yes.

Q: Are glands classified according to their shape?

A: Yes.

Q: Are glands also known as oil glands, e.g?

A: Yes, Fordyce spots and meibomian glands.

Q: Is a gland often used to refer to the apocrine sweat glands?

A: Yes, and however it is thought that apocrine sweat glands may not be true apocrine glands as they may not use the apocrine method of secretion.