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sweat glands secrete sweat (H20, ammonia, urea, salt) onto skin surface. Function: cooling+ evaporation and removal of wastes Sebaceous gland (oil glands) secrete oil onto hair and skin. Function: prevents drying and protects against bacteria.

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