gland of Moll

gland of Moll -'mōl, -'mȯl, -'mäl n any of the small glands near the free margin of each eyelid regarded as modified sweat glands called also Moll's gland
Moll 'mȯl Jacob Antonius (1832-1914)
Dutch ophthalmologist. In about 1865 Moll wrote the first satisfactory description of the glands that now bear his name.

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