Tyson, Edward

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Edward, English anatomist, 1649-1708.
Tyson glands - sebaceous glands of the corona glandis and inner surface of the prepuce, which produce smegma. Synonym(s): preputial glands
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Edward Tyson, the English anatomist, is widely cited as provided the first comprehensive scientific monograph on the anthropoid apes: subsequently much discussion of his work is provided in the volume.
Casscells, 50, holds the John Edward Tyson Distinguished Professorship of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and is the school's vice president for biotechnology and a professor of public health.