Human fingerprint. The smaller circles within the epidermal ridges are sweat gland ducts. No two fingerprints, even from identical twins, are said to be exactly alike. SEM X35 | Richard Kessel photo, visuals unlimited
Very appropriate since I am studying this in Peds too! *Note: Those with cystic fibrosis have skin that “taste salty” *(caused by excessive secretions from sweat glands) hot topic for NCLEX/HESI questions!
Five Fabulous Foot Soaks Fabulous Foot Fact Out of the 2-3 million sweat glands on our bodies, ½ million are located on are feet. Scientists think this is because way back in the day when we walked everywhere, and didn’t yet have shoes, our feet would get hot from walking on ground baked in the sun. The multitude of sweat glands allowed them to cool themselves off more effectively.