Meibomian

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Meibomian (Anat) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Meibomius .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • meibomian In anatomy, pertaining to Meibomius (Heinrich Meibom, a German physician, 1638-1700): specifically applied to the sebaceous follicles of the eyelids, known as Meibomian glands or follicles. They secrete the unctuous substance which lubricates the eye. See gland.
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Usage


In news:

Changes in the evaporation rate of tear film after digital expression of meibomian glands in patients with and without dry eye.
A single LipiFlow Thermal Pulsation System treatment improves meibomian gland function and reduces dry eye symptoms for 9 months.
When you express the meibomian glands , you rate the clarity and consistency of the secretions, from 0, clear and thin, to 4, opaque white and thick.
And how it affects meibomian gland dysfunction and dry eye.
New research reveals a non-obvious form of meibomian gland disease is preventing us from providing many of our patients with dry eye relief.
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