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oil gland

[′ȯil ‚gland]
(vertebrate zoology)
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1976) agreed with Cart and Cart (1970) that difficulties encountered preparing oil glands for microscopy was one reason for the conflicting reports of lysigeny and schizogeny.
Next to each of their long outer hairs is a tiny oil gland.
A chalazion which is due to an oil gland attached to one of your eyelashes getting clogged.
The scientists actually discovered that the preen oil gland secretions, by which all aquatic birds make their feathers waterproof, support a natural mechanism that concentrates AIVs from water onto birds' bodies.
Rarely, an oil gland underneath the eyelid might be enlarged, but this should clear up without treatment.
The light brown, sticky substance is produced by an oil gland in the ear.
AThis story suggests the development of what are known as chalazions, which are a form of cyst within the eyelid, usually the upper one, caused by blockage of an oil gland.
Factors that contribute to the formation of acne include excess oil gland production, skin inflammation, abnormal maturation of skin cells lining the hair follicle and an increased number of the acne-causing bacteria Propionibacterium acnes.
Tenders are invited for development supply of sealing fins caulking wire, front oil gland of front bearing and re finning of sealing fins, in situ machining of sealing fins of top bottom casing of stg 3 in tps area of mathura refinery
Zinc aids in healing the skin and prevents acne by regulating the activity of the oil glands.
The eccrine glands produce sweat and the sebaceous glands produce oil - so revving up the sweat glands doesn't actually turn on the oil glands involved in acne breakouts.