gland of Zeis


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gland of Zeis

(tsīs)
[Eduard Zeis, Ger. ophthalmologist, 1807–1868]
One of the sebaceous glands of the eyelid, close to the free edge of the lid. Each gland is associated with an eyelash.
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a) The meibomian gland, the Gland of Zeis and Gland of Moll are unilobar sebaceous glands
b) The meibomian gland and the Gland of Moll are sebaceous glands, the Gland of Zeis is a modified sweat gland
The meibomian gland and the Gland of Zeis are both sebaceous types, with the Gland of Moll, a type of sweat gland, being the third (see Figure 1).