A pore is a small opening. These are important
structures within the skin.
A typical example
is that of sweat pores: the small openings of the sweat glands that are
located all over the surface of the skin.
(The skin is also known as the "integument", or "integumentary
To view an example of the location of a pore relative
to the other key components of the skin see:
of the Structure of the Skin. This may be of particular interest
to students of courses in massage,
reflexology, beauty therapies, and other clinical courses.