lacrimal gland

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Synonyms for lacrimal gland

any of the glands in the eyes that secrete tears

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15) Tissue sections of salivary glands, (16) lacrimal glands, (16) and pancreas (17) from patients with IgG4RD show high mRNA expression of Th2- and Tre-gassociated cytokines.
Maqui is native to a few regions of Chile and southern Argentina, (23,24) and contains compounds that help prevent low-grade injury to the lacrimal glands, enhancing their ability to make tears.
Topical anti-inflammatory agents such as ciclosporin, a drug used to prevent rejection after organ transplantation, may be able to normalise the hormonal balance between the ocular surface and the lacrimal glands.
With these cells in hand, the researchers injected them into the lacrimal glands of mouse models of Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease that results in ADDE, dry mouth and other symptoms.
This may be due to the fact that most of our cases were in their early gestational period and that hormonal upregulation has not reach the required concentration to affect lacrimal gland.
1) ACC can develop at various sites, including salivary glands, lacrimal glands, mucous glands, skin, and breast.
A direct comparison between PRTT values of mentioned studies and our study is difficult because of differences in anatomy of the lacrimal glands and conjunctival sac and size of different bird species.
However, it should be considered that storiform fibrosis and obliterative phlebitis may be absent or non-significant in organs such as the lymph nodes (41) as well as salivary and lacrimal glands.
Free radicals damage the lacrimal glands and conjunctiva and eventually lead to tear film instability, eye symptoms, dry eye syndrome and corneal complications [18].
Maki developed a mathematical model to simulate the direction tear film travels when entering the eye from the lacrimal glands above the upper eyelid.
Something akin to a national calamity with the entire set, if not the whole nation, mourning the elimination of a particular contestant; practically every reality competition has given enough scope for the audiences to exercise the lacrimal glands.
The middle layer is the aqueous layer produced by the main lacrimal gland as well as accessory lacrimal glands of Krause and Wolfring and is 7.
The production of the tears and removal of excess tears is the function of lacrimal apparatus which consist of lacrimal glands, puncti, canaliculi, lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct.
Dryness of the mouth and eyes results from involvement of the salivary and lacrimal glands (Fox 2005; Nagler 2004).