Medical Dictionary

Mehlis' gland

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noun Meh·lis' gland \ˈmā-lis-\

Medical Definition of Mehlis' gland

  1. :  one of the large unicellular glands surrounding the ootype of a flatworm and possibly playing a part in eggshell formation; also :  the group of such glands in a worm

Biographical Note for mehlis' gland

Mehlis

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Karl Friedrich Eduard

(1796–1832), German physician. Mehlis was a practicing mine physician. His lasting contributions were in helminthology.


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