Sunday, December 05, 2004

Tear Duct And Gland,

Also called  Lachrymal, or Lacrimal, Duct And Gland,   the structures that produce, distribute, and carry away tears (drops of clear saline fluid that are diffused between the eye and eyelid). Tears moisten the membrane that covers the eye (conjunctiva) and facilitate motion. Tears are also secreted as a reflex response to various stimuli, including irritants to the cornea, bright lights, and hot or peppery substances in


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