Medical Term:

Henle glands

Pronunciation: hen′lĕ

Definition: formerly considered accessory lacrimal glands, these epithelial invaginations are located near the fornices in the medial part of the palpebral conjunctiva; they open on the conjunctiva surface.

Synonym(s): Baumgarten glands

See Also: accessory lacrimal glands

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