Are modified apocrine sweat glands that are found on the margin of the eyelid. They are next to the base of the eyelashes, and anterior to the Meibomian glands within the distal eyelid margin. These glands are relatively large and tubular-shaped. (wikipedia.org)
Also called Glands of Moll.
Syn: Ciliary glands
Name origin: Named after Dutch oculist Jacob Anton Moll (1832–1914).