The Parenchyma Accompanying Major Extraglandular Ducts within the Rat Lacrimal Cord

  • Mortimer Lorber
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 350)


While investigating regional differences in the duct-containing cord joining the rat exorbital lacrimal gland and conjunctiva (Fig. 1A), it was noted that some specimens also contained small masses of parenchyma (Fig. 1B). This study is concerned with the distribution and histological appearance of this cordal lacrimal tissue.


Lacrimal Gland Harderian Gland Exocrine Tissue Intercalate Duct Lacrimal Duct 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mortimer Lorber
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  1. 1.Department of Physiology & BiophysicsGeorgetown University School of MedicineUSA

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