Medical Dictionary

gland of Moll

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noun \-ˈmōl, -ˈmȯl, -ˈmäl\

Medical Definition of gland of Moll

  1. :  any of the small glands near the free margin of each eyelid regarded as modified sweat glands—called also Moll's gland

Biographical Note for gland of moll


\ˈmȯl\play ,

Jacob Antonius

(1832–1914), Dutch ophthalmologist. In about 1865 Moll wrote the first satisfactory description of the glands that now bear his name.

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