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What are the tiny openings in your skin called?

Asked by Orion thames, Last updated: Jun 02, 2021

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Samantha Stewart

Samantha Stewart

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Samantha Stewart
Samantha Stewart, Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi

Answered Feb 18, 2021

The correct answer to this question is pores. They are tiny openings in the skin. Pores are connected to the hair follicles and are all over the entire body. The presence of pores on our skin allows the release of the body's natural oil (sebum).

.The release of this natural oil on our skin helps moisturize the skin. These tiny openings in the skin are why the skin is also considered an excretory organ. The reason is that the small openings are also serving as the medium for the excretion of waste materials in form of sweat. Although the roles of pores cannot be overemphasized, there could be problems when they start appearing larger.

.One of the primary causes of this is when there is an increased sebum production, sun damage, non-comedogenic makeup, and a condition known as acne. However, there are a lot of things you can do to prevent this condition from occurring.

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C. Bernthal

C. Bernthal

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C. Bernthal, Teacher, MA, P.hD, Seattle

Answered Feb 18, 2021

The answer to this is pores. Have you ever wondered why sweat can come out of the skin when you are sweating? This is because of your pores. These are tiny openings on the skin. Some people will have small pores which means that you may not even notice the pores on their skin unless you are very close to them.

For others, the pores on different parts of their body can be so big. They would usually undergo treatments in order to minimize the pores that they have. Usually, smaller pores mean better skin but this is not always the case. The skin has different layers so that it will be protected from dirt.

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Robert Hazlewood

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Robert Hazlewood, Senior Executive, MBA, Louisville

Answered Feb 16, 2021

Pores are tiny openings in the skin. Our skin has two types of pores. Oil pores are the first type of pore. The oil pore connects to the oil glands. They can be found on almost all surfaces of the skin. Two places on the body where they are not found will be the palms of the hand and the soles of the feet. Oil pores are very large that we are able to see them. When people mention blocked pores, they are referring to the oil pores.

Sweat pores are the second type of pore. These pores are found all over the skin, including the palms of the hand and soles of the feet. However, they are not able to be seen by the human eye.

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E. Dixon

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Answered Feb 15, 2021

The correct answer to this question is Pores. There are two types of pores that the skin has. The first type of pore on a skin is the oil pores. This pore is connected to oil glands. They are on the surface of the skin, but there are two places they are not found, which is the feet soles and the palms of the hand.

These pores are large enough where they could be seen. These are referred to as large pores or blocked pores. The second type of pore are sweat pores. These are all over the skin and they are very tiny that the human eye can not see them.

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J. Shatner

J. Shatner

J. Shatner
J. Shatner, Content writer, Boston

Answered Feb 12, 2021

The term pore is a standard reference to small openings in the skin or surface of an organism or structure, which means that most everything has some type of a pore. Plants, animals, humans, and even rocks have pores, but they are not the same.

Mammals all have two types of pores that occur in various sizes, depending on the organism. Sweat ducts are pores that ooze sweat, as your sweat glands act as a natural cooling system, secreting sweat, which evaporates into the air. The sebaceous glands are responsible for blemishes and zits.

They also moisturize your skin as well as offer a degree of water repellency through oily secretions. Pores operate as the opening in an exterior where microscopic particles can pass. Pores are additionally the opening at the top of our hair follicles.

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Orion thames

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Answered Sep 10, 2018

Pores
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