ceruminous gland


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ceruminous gland

[sə′rü·mə·nəs ‚gland]
(anatomy)
A modified sweat gland in the external ear that produces earwax.
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Ceruminous glands in ear meatus of domestic fowl: morphology, histochemistry and ultrastructure.
Other tumors of ceruminous gland origin, includes ceruminous pleomorphic adenoma, Ceruminous syringocystadenoma papilliferum and ceruminous adenocarcinoma and tumors seen around this anatomical site comprise of neuroendocrine adenoma of the middle ear, parotid pleomorphic adenoma, meningioma and paraganglioma.
Ceruminous gland carcinomas: A clinicopathologic and immunophenotypic study of 17 cases.
Adenoid cystic carcinomas of the ceruminous gland (ACCCGs) are morphologically similar to the more commonly encountered salivary gland tumors.
Malignant neoplasms of ear canal in dogs and cats are most commonly carcinomas of ceruminous gland and squamous cell and of undetermined origin (Legendre etal, 1981; Withrow et al.
The present paper reports surgical management of ceruminous gland adenoma in a dog.
Ceruminous adenoma, also called ceruminoma, ceruminal adenorna, apocrine adenoma, or even cylindroma in the past (the latter three terms are discouraged) is a benign glandular neoplasm of ceruminous glands (modified apocrine sweat glands) that arises solely from the external auditory canal.
Cerumen is a mixture of secretions produced by the sebaceous and ceruminous glands and substances such as desquamated epithelial cells, shed hairs, and foreign bodies.