Definition of Meibomian gland

1. Noun. A long sebaceous gland that lubricates the eyelids. "Bacterial infection of a Meibomian gland produces a stye"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meibomian Gland

Meghalaya
Meghan
Meghann
Megiddo
Megillah
Megleno-Romanian
Megleno-Romanians
Megrelian
Megrelians
Mehemet Ali
Meherpur District
Mehr
Mehran
Meibion Glyndwr
Meibomian
Meibomian gland (current term)
Meige's disease
Meiji
Meiji Tenno
Meiji period
Meinicke test
Meir
Meissel
Meissen
Meissner
Meissner's corpuscle
Meissner's plexus
Meissner effect
Meister Eckhart
Meitner

Literary usage of Meibomian gland

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Original contributions concerning the glandular structures appertaining to by Adolf Alt (1900)
"Downwards, the very much dilated central duct of a Meibomian gland; above it a number of ... In the left lower corner the dilated apex of a Meibomian gland; ..."

2. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1913)
"The growth begins by retention of the secretion of the Meibomian gland, followed by a ... A chalazion may form in the excretory duct of a Meibomian gland, ..."

3. Diagnosis from Ocular Symptoms by Matthias Lanckton Foster (1917)
"An endogenous primary infection of a Meibomian gland is very rare, ... A cyst of a Meibomian gland appears through the conjunctiva to be more translucent ..."

4. Atlas of external diseases of the eye by Richard Greeff, Matthias Lanckton Foster (1914)
"A Meibomian gland is simply a modified sebaceous gland, and is subject to pathological processes similar to those that affect the sebaceous glands of ..."

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