Development of the Lacrimal Apparatus in the Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and Its Potential Role as an Animal Model for Humans
Light micrograph of a transverse section through the head of a 19 day rabbit fetus. Orientation: anterior is right, posterior is left, lateral is top and medial is bottom. Abbreviations: DAOG = deep anterior orbital gland, E = eye, NLD = nasolacrimal duct (in the dermis of the lower eyelid), NM = nictitating membrane. Scale bar = 110 μm. Stained with Hematoxylin and Eosin.
Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.