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Is a sebaceous gland apocrine, holocrine, or merocrine?

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Mar 23, 2016

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Holocrine gland.

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According to mode of secretion there are three types of exocrine glands in body:

  1. Merocrine glands : secretion occurs as vesicles, no part of cell is shed.

  2. Apocrine glands : a portion of cell is shed with secretion.

  3. Holocrine glands : secretion occurs by whole cell being ruptured.

Sebaceous glands are holocrine gland.

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