Harderian gland


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Harderian gland

[här′dir·ē·ən ‚gland]
(vertebrate zoology)
An accessory lacrimal gland associated with lower eyelid structures in all vertebrates except land mammals.
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The changes in Harderian gland in the 1st group at 15 day old represented by congestion of blood vessels and hyperplasia in the glandular epithelia (Fig.
Because of the location of the neoplasm within the orbit, we suspect involvement of the harderian gland.
The team was also able to transplant lipid-secreting harderian glands, which are also essential for good tear function.