Moll's gland

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Glands of Moll, also known as ciliary glands, are modified apocrine sweat glands that are found on the margin of the eyelid.wikipedia
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Sweat gland

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Glands of Moll, also known as ciliary glands, are modified apocrine sweat glands that are found on the margin of the eyelid.
Ceruminous glands (which produce ear wax), mammary glands (which produce milk), and ciliary glands in the eyelids are modified apocrine sweat glands.

Eyelash

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They are next to the base of the eyelashes, and anterior to the Meibomian glands within the distal eyelid margin.
The follicles of eyelashes are associated with a number of glands known as the glands of Zeis and the glands of Moll.

Eyelid

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Glands of Moll, also known as ciliary glands, are modified apocrine sweat glands that are found on the margin of the eyelid.
Gland of Moll

Gland of Zeis

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Glands of Moll and Zeis secrete sebum that keeps lashes supple.
In the same area of the eyelid, near the base of the eyelashes are apocrine glands called the "glands of Moll".

List of glands of the human body

* List of specialized glands within the human integumentary system

Apocrine

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Glands of Moll, also known as ciliary glands, are modified apocrine sweat glands that are found on the margin of the eyelid.

Meibomian gland

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They are next to the base of the eyelashes, and anterior to the Meibomian glands within the distal eyelid margin.

Ophthalmology

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The glands of Moll are named after Dutch oculist Jacob Anton Moll (1832–1914).

Sebaceous gland

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The glands of Moll are prone to infection and blockage of its duct with sebum and cell debris.

Stye

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Blockage of the gland's duct causes swelling which can manifest itself as a stye.

List of distinct cell types in the adult human body

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Gland of Moll cell in eyelid (specialized sweat gland)

Apocrine sweat gland

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Modified apocrine glands include the ciliary glands in the eyelids; the ceruminous glands, which produce ear wax; and the mammary glands, which produce milk.

Moll (surname)

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Jacob Anton Moll, Dutch oculist and namesake for the gland of Moll