Bowman, Sir William
Brit. anatomist, physiologist, and ophthalmologist, 1816-1892.
Any of the olfactory glands, or branched tubuloalveolar glands located in the lamina propria of the olfactory membrane. Mucus from these glands keeps the olfactory surface moist.
SEE: Bowman membrane.
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