Development of the Lacrimal Apparatus in the Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and Its Potential Role as an Animal Model for Humans
Dorsal rendition of the architecture of the orbital glands of a fetal rabbit. Orientation: anterior is top, posterior is bottom, lateral is left, and medial is right. Abbreviations: arrow = route of nasolacrimal duct, DAOG = deep anterior orbital (Harderian) gland, E = eye, L = primordial eyelid, LAOG = lateral anterior orbital gland, NC = nictitating cartilage, NM = nictitating membrane, and SAOG = superficial anterior orbital gland.
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