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Search Results for: lacrimal gland

Lacrimal gland

Definition noun, plural: lacrimal glands Either of the two almond-shaped glands in the upper lateral part of the orbit and... Read More

Lacrimation

Definition noun, plural: lacrimations The shedding of tears; crying; tearing Supplement Lacrimation refers to the shedding... Read More

Tear

Definition noun, plural: tears (physiology) The watery secretion of the lacrimal glands verb To pull (apart) by force or by... Read More

Myoepithelial cell

Definition noun, plural: myoepithelial cells (1) (histology) A slender, spindle-shaped contractile cell forming the thin... Read More

Fossa glandulae lacrimalis

Fossa glandulae lacrimalis --> lacrimal fossa a hollow in the orbital plate of the frontal bone, formed by the overhanging... Read More