Medical Dictionary

gland of Moll

play play
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

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.


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up gland of Moll? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

an incorrigible rascal

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!