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ciliary gland

ciliary gland in Medicine

ciliary gland n.
Any of several modified sudoriferous glands in the margins of the eyelids producing secretions that lubricate the eyeball and having ducts that open into the follicles of the eyelashes. Also called gland of Moll.

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