Anatomía de la glándula lagrimal

La glándula lagrimal está ubicada dentro de la órbita del ojo, por encima de la extremidad lateral de éste. Esta glándula libera continuamente líquido que limpia y protege la superficie del ojo mientras lo lubrica y humedece. Estas secreciones lagrimales se conocen como lágrimas.Anatomía de la glándula lagrimal

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Last reviewed 9/14/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; and Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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