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Related to lachrymal gland: submandibular gland
lachrymal glandthe tear gland that lies below the upper eyelid of mammals and serves to moisten and cleanse the surface of the eye by secreting sterile and antiseptic liquid. Excess fluid is drained away through the lachrymal duct in the corner of the eye which leads eventually into the nasal cavity.
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