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Descriptor English: Harderian Gland
Descriptor Spanish: Glándula de Harder
Descriptor Portuguese: Glândula de Harder
Descriptor French: Glande de Harder
Entry term(s): Gland, Harderian
Tree number(s): A13.445
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006243
Scope note: A sebaceous gland that, in some animals, acts as an accessory to the lacrimal gland. The harderian gland excretes fluid that facilitates movement of the third eyelid.
Annotation: animal only; accessory lacrimal gland
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under LACRIMAL APPARATUS 1975-90
Online Note: search LACRIMAL APPARATUS 1969-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under LACRIMAL APPARATUS 1975-90
DeCS ID: 6395
Unique ID: D006243
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1994/04/16
Harderian Gland - Preferred
Concept UI M0009801
Scope note A sebaceous gland that, in some animals, acts as an accessory to the lacrimal gland. The harderian gland excretes fluid that facilitates movement of the third eyelid.
Preferred term Harderian Gland
Entry term(s) Gland, Harderian



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