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 ]

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Term information

definition
  • 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.
has related synonym
  • gland of Zymbal
  • Zymbal gland
  • auditory sebaceous gland
id
  • UBERON:1000022
location notes
  • located anterior and ventral to the exterior ear canal in rodents[MP:0013384]
structure notes
  • 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.