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).
Adams said tarsal glands are probably the most important gland deer use to communicate.
Yet another hunter I know, Mickey Baab, saves the tarsal glands from every whitetail--bucks and does--he and his friends kill.
Clearly the tarsal gland is used by deer to recognize other deer.
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.
I removed a tarsal gland and hung it in a tree near my stand.
Code Blue: (Scent elimination, attractor scents, cover scents) Deer urines are collected from a single animal, A broad hoe of attractor scents include doe and buck urines, doe estrus urine and tarsal gland lures.
Finally, to make the setup even more irresistible to cruising bucks, I will hang actual tarsal glands from bucks I've killed in previous seasons on the overhanging branch as well.
The tarsal glands at this age are small and light in coloration.
The outermost layer consists of lipids produced by the tarsal glands (meibomian glands) which form a thin oily cover (0.
Much has been written about the tarsal glands, the dark, tufted patches located on the inside of a deer's hind leg.