meibomian gland

Word Origin for meibomian gland

C19: named after H. Meibom (1638–1700), German anatomist
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meibomian gland in Medicine

Meibomian gland

n.
  1. Any of the various branched, modified, sebaceous glands situated in the tarsus of the eyelid, the secretions of which prevent the eyelids from sticking together.tarsal gland
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