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Krause's glands (Karl Friedrich Theodor Krause)

Alternative eponyms

  • Krause-DrĂ¼sen (German)

Related people

Accessory tear glands.

Description

Small mucous acinous glands, located under the eyelids where the upper and lower conjunctiva meet. They are accessory lacrimal glands that open into the fornix.

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