glands of Wolfring

glands of Wolfring
small tubuloalveolar glands in the subconjunctival tissue above the upper border of the tarsal plate, their ducts opening on the conjunctival surface.

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  • Wolfring glands — Wolf·ring glands (volfґring) [Emilij Franzevic von Wolfring, Polish ophthalmologist, 1832–1906] see under gland …   Medical dictionary

  • Wolfring — Emilj F. von, Polish ophthalmologist, 1832–1906. See W. glands, under gland …   Medical dictionary

  • glándulas de Wolfring — Eng. Glands of Wolfring Glándulas lacrimales accesorias situadas en el borde tarsal superior del párpado superior. Glándulas de Ciaccio …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • Ciaccio's glands — are small tubular accessory lacrimal glands (glandulae lacrimales accessoriae) found in the lacrimal caruncle of the eyelid. They are located in the upper border of the tarsus, approximately in the middle between the extremities of the tarsal… …   Wikipedia

  • gland — An organized aggregation of cells functioning as a secretory or excretory organ. SYN: glandula (1) [TA]. [L. glans, acorn] accessory g. a small mass of glandular structure, detached from but lying near another and larger g., to which it is… …   Medical dictionary

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