Beschreibung

The Lacrimal Apparatus (apparatus lacrimalis) consists of:

  • the lacrimal gland, which secretes the tears, and its excretory ducts, which convey the fluid to the surface of the eye;
  • the lacrimal ducts, the lacrimal sac, and the nasolacrimal duct, by which the fluid is conveyed into the cavity of the nose

This definition incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy (20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, published in 1918 – from http://www.bartleby.com/107/).

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