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Meibomian gland

Introduction: Meibomian gland

Description of Meibomian gland

Meibomian gland: a long sebaceous gland that lubricates the eyelids; "bacterial infection of a Meibomian gland produces a stye".
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Broader terms for Meibomian gland

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Hierarchical classifications of Meibomian gland

The following list attempts to classify Meibomian gland into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • glandulae sebaceae,sebaceous follicle,sebaceous gland
  • oil gland
  • duct gland,exocrine gland
  • gland,secreter,secretor,secretory organ
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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