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Heinrich Meibom (doctor)

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Johann Heinrich Meibom (Iohannes Henricus Meibomius; 29 June 1638 in Lübeck – 26 March 1700 in Helmstedt) was a German physician and scholar. [1]

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Angers is a city in western France, about southwest of Paris.

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Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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De Usu Flagrorum

Tractus de usu flagrorum in re Medica et Veneria is a 1639 treatise by Ioannes Henricus Meibomius (1590–1655).

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An eyelid is a thin fold of skin that covers and protects the human eye.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Heinrich Meibom (poet)

Heinrich Meibom (4 December 1555 – 20 September 1625), German historian and poet, was born at Barntrup in Westphalia.

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Helmstedt is a town on the eastern edge of the German state of Lower Saxony.

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Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lübeck is a city in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany, and one of the major ports of Germany.

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Leiden (in English and archaic Dutch also Leyden) is a city and municipality in the province of South Holland, Netherlands.

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Meibomian gland

The Meibomian glands (often written with a small m, and also called tarsal glands) are a holocrine type of exocrine glands, at the rim of the eyelids inside the tarsal plate, responsible for the supply of meibum, an oily substance that prevents evaporation of the eye's tear film.

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Pathology (from the Ancient Greek roots of pathos (πάθος), meaning "experience" or "suffering" and -logia (-λογία), "study of") is a significant field in modern medical diagnosis and medical research, concerned mainly with the causal study of disease, whether caused by pathogens or non-infectious physiological disorder.

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A physician, medical practitioner, medical doctor, or simply doctor is a professional who practises medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining, or restoring health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.

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Sebaceous gland

Sebaceous glands are microscopic exocrine glands in the skin that secrete an oily or waxy matter, called sebum, to lubricate and waterproof the skin and hair of mammals.

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Semiotics (also called semiotic studies) is the study of meaning-making, the study of sign process (semiosis) and meaningful communication.

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University of Groningen

The University of Groningen (abbreviated as UG; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, abbreviated as RUG) is a public research university in the city of Groningen in the Netherlands.

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University of Helmstedt

The University of Helmstedt (Universität Helmstedt; official Latin name: Academia Julia, "Julius University"), was a university in Helmstedt in the Duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel that existed from 1576 until 1810.

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Ioannes Henricus Meibomius, Johann Heinrich Meibom, Meibomian.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_Meibom_(doctor)

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