meibomian definition

  • adjective:
    • Alternative form of Meibomian.
    • Of, with respect to, or found by, Meibomius.
  • others:
    • In physiology, regarding Meibomius (Heinrich Meibom, a German physician, 1638-1700): especially put on the sebaceous hair follicles for the eyelids, called Meibomian glands or follicles. They exude the unctuous material which lubricates a person's eye. See gland.

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