Crying child comforted by mother.

Crying Child

Crying child comforted by mother.

This diagram shows the eyelids and the tear-glands. The eyelid is a thin fold of skin and muscle that covers and protects the eye. The tear-glands are in charge of keeping moisture in our eyes.

Eyelashes

This diagram shows the eyelids and the tear-glands. The eyelid is a thin fold of skin and muscle that…

The lachrymal apparatus, used in tear production.

Lachrymal Apparatus

The lachrymal apparatus, used in tear production.

The lachrymal apparatus (the skin of the lids has been removed), which functions in tear production.

Lachrymal Apparatus

The lachrymal apparatus (the skin of the lids has been removed), which functions in tear production.

Lachrymal apparatus, which produces tears (eyelid skin has been removed).

Lachrymal Apparatus

Lachrymal apparatus, which produces tears (eyelid skin has been removed).

King Noble the lion listens to Reynard's story at the court.

Reynard the Fox: King Noble

King Noble the lion listens to Reynard's story at the court.

The tear gland of the eye. The tears are carried from this factory b little ducts (b) and are poured over the surface of the eye. They serve to keep the eye moist, so that it can be moved about in its socket easily by the muscles. They also serve to wash out substances that get into the eye. The tears go into openings (c c) and pass through two ducts which unite in one (d e) which ends in the nose.

Tear Gland

The tear gland of the eye. The tears are carried from this factory b little ducts (b) and are poured…