glands of Zeis
glandulae sebaceae palpebrarum.

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  • glandulae sebaceae palpebrarum — [TA] sebaceous glands of eyelids: modified rudimentary sebaceous glands attached directly to the follicles of the eyelashes; called also glands of Zeis …   Medical dictionary

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