lacrimal gland

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lacrimal gland

n
(Anatomy) the compound gland that secretes tears and lubricates the surface of the eye and the conjunctiva of the eyelid
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lac′rimal gland`


n.
either of two tear-secreting glands situated in the outer angle of the orbit in mammals.
[1780–90]
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Noun1.lacrimal gland - any of the glands in the eyes that secrete tears
duct gland, exocrine, exocrine gland - a gland that secretes externally through a duct
lacrimal apparatus - the structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye
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lacrimal gland

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