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What is the secretory product of the lacrimal gland?
Tears are secreted by the lacrimal glands. tears The secretions of the lacrimal gland are more commonly known as TEARS. The lacrimal gland is what produces the tears that lubricate and clean your eye. Tears ...
Asked in Biology
What is the function of the tear gland to the eye?
It produces tears, which washes out germs, dirt, and other bacteria from your eyes every time you blink. ...
The Oil component found in tears is produced by the?
The tarsal glands located posterior to the eyelashes secrete an oily substance. ...
Describe the lacrimal gland and its functions?
There are several lacrimal glands and they all make tears. The tears are made in response to irritation such as smoke. The gland helps the eye to remove the irritant and dump the tears into the nose. Tears are also produced in response to emotions. ...
Is there any biological reason to why humans shed tears as a reaction to emotions?
Tears are produced by the lacrimal gland. The reason people tend to shed tears as a reaction to a tragedy, is because when someone hears the news, the lacrimal gland causes the salty fluid known as tears to build up in the eyes, and fall. However, the same thing can occur when there's good news, such as a birth of a child or a wedding. ...
Tears are produced by the lacrimal glands located?
The Lacrimal gland is responsible for the production of tears. There are two of these glands, located above the outer corners of each eye. While these glands produce tears, there is a series of ducts, canals, and sacs that help transport the tears....
Asked in Health, Science, Food & Cooking
Why do you get tears when you eat spicy food?
When you breath in the chemicals in chilli as you eat, it stimulates your Lacrimal (tear) gland which causes it to release tears. The chemicals also have a decongestive effect causing your nose to run as more tears are produced. ...
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical terminology for produces tears?
Lacrimation or lachrymation (lacrima = tear) is the production or shedding of tears. Tears are secretions that clean and lubricate the eyes. There are 3 types of tears: Basal tears lubricate the eye and keep it clear of dust. Reflex tears result from irritation or the eye by foreign particles or vapors. Psychic tears are produced by some type of strong emotional stress. ...
Asked in Eyes, Beauty, Human Anatomy and Physiology
Why do people have salty tears?
Water is moved from the body to the tears by creating an osmotic gradient to pull the water from the interstitial fluid. In that sense a tear (lacrimal) or sweat gland is like a small kidney in reverse. Blood pressure + osmotic pressure = tears or sweat. ...