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 [ http://ctrgenpath.net/static/atlas/mousehistology/Windows/senses/zymbalgland.html MP:0013384 https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0123813611 ]
- UMLS:C0687056 (ncithesaurus:Zymbal_Gland)
- EMAPA:37808 (MA:th)
gland of Zymbal
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.