Research Article

Development of the Lacrimal Apparatus in the Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and Its Potential Role as an Animal Model for Humans

Figure 4

Light micrograph of a transverse section through the head of a 25-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, L = lower eyelid, LAOG = lateral anterior orbital gland, NLD = nasolacrimal duct, NM = nictitating membrane, and SAOG = superficial anterior orbital gland. Scale bar = 180 μm. Stained with Hematoxylin and Eosin.