either of two tear-secreting glands situated in the upper outer angle of the orbit.
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How to use lacrimal gland in a sentence
This chemical irritant stimulates your eye-lubricating lacrimal glands, and as a result, you start to cry.How to chop tearless onions, and 9 other genius microwave hacks | Sandra Gutierrez G. | September 13, 2021 | Popular-Science
The lacrimal gland is situated between the orbital process and the upper part of the eyeball.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle | U.S. Department of Agriculture
British Dictionary definitions for lacrimal gland
the compound gland that secretes tears and lubricates the surface of the eye and the conjunctiva of the eyelid
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Scientific definitions for lacrimal gland
Either of two glands, one in each eye, that produce and secrete tears.
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