A multilobulated modified sebaceous gland that is located at the base of the external ear, lined by stratified squamous epithelium, and secretes into the auditory canal. [ MP : 0013384 http://ctrgenpath.net/static/atlas/mousehistology/Windows/senses/zymbalgland.html https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0123813611 ]
- UMLS:C0687056 (ncithesaurus:Zymbal_Gland)
- EMAPA:37808 (MA:th)
- A multilobulated modified sebaceous gland that is located at the base of the external ear, lined by stratified squamous epithelium, and secretes into the auditory canal.
- gland of Zymbal
- Zymbal gland
- auditory sebaceous gland
- located anterior and ventral to the exterior ear canal in rodents[MP:0013384]
- Zymbal's glands are located beneath squamous epithelium at the anterior and posterior aspect of the ear canal, and as a single external gland that is located anterior and ventral to the base of the external ear canal. The bilateral Zymbal's glands are adjacent to the auditory canal and are made up of several lobules of modified sebaceous glands - http://ratguide.com/health/neoplasia/zymbals_gland_tumor.php.