Baumgarten glands

Hen·le glands

formerly considered accessory lacrimal glands, these epithelial invaginations are located near the fornices in the medial part of the palpebral conjunctiva; they open on the conjunctiva surface.
See also: accessory lacrimal glands.
Synonym(s): Baumgarten glands
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Baum·gar·ten glands

(bowm'gahr-ten glandz)
Lacrimal glands in the palpebral conjunctiva.
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Paul Clemens von, German pathologist, 1848-1928.
Baumgarten glands - Synonym(s): Henle glands
Baumgarten veins - nonobliterated remnants of the vena umbilicalis.
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten disease - Synonym(s): Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten murmur - see under Cruveilhier
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten sign - see under Cruveilhier
Cruveilhier-Baumgarten syndrome - see under Cruveilhier
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