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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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).