Eccrine Glands: Weeks 16

Eccrine glands begin to form on plams and soles

Eccrine Gland

Proliferative buds begin on the tips of the epidermal rete. The primordia develop as undulations of crowded basal layer cells. Compared to the pilosebaceous unit buds, the eccrine anlagen are smaller and are not associated with a nest of dermal cells.