Krause, Karl

Krause, Karl

(krows, krow′zĕ)
German anatomist, 1797–1868.

Krause's gland

A small mucous acinous gland located beneath the fornix conjunctivae. This accessory lacrimal gland opens into the fornix.

Krause's valve

A fold of mucous membrane of the lacrimal sac at the junction of the lacrimal duct.