tarsal gland


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tarsal gland

[′tär·səl ‚gland]
(anatomy)
Any of the sebaceous glands in the tarsal plates of the eyelids. Also known as Meibomian gland.
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In general, the hind legs are close to the forelegs, the back is arched, penis erect or hanging down, and tarsal glands together and (not always) moistened by urine (Bubenik 1975).
Three are located on the extremities: tarsal glands on the inner surface of the hind legs (hocks); smaller, metatarsal glands on the outer surface; and interdigital glands between the hooves.
These include Doe "P," Young Buck, Curiosity Scent, Doe in Estrus, Dominant Buck, Tarsal Gland Lure, Scrape, and Same Doe.
Deer attractor scents include the big three: tarsal gland, curiosity and doe in estrus.
Much has been written about the tarsal glands, the dark, tufted patches located on the inside of a deer's hind leg.
But during the last week in October, they're more likely to walk right up to a scrape and give it a few strokes and a fresh dose of urine nibbed through the tarsal glands.
Between 1972 and 1992, Tony attended nearly a dozen annual North American Moose Conferences and presented 16 papers on subjects such as management philosophy, antler morphogenesis, sex and age criteria, the role of tarsal glands, spermatogenesis, taxonomy, and many others.
Research has indicated that, between the act of scraping and depositing scents from the feet, saliva, forehead glands tarsal glands and urine, a lot of information is passed on from the scraping buck to other whitetails.
For this reason, I only like to use lesser-known scents not readily available in my area, or things that are completely unique to individual animals like tarsal glands or dirt from an active scrape.
Many years ago, I would slightly heat my tarsal glands and homemade drag rags in an old microwave that was stored in my garage.
He stopped in the ditch, urinated on his tarsal glands, and then rubbed his back legs together.