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Lacrimal

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False about the tear film: (AIPG 2011)



A has a higher pH than the serum

B has a lower concentration of glucose than the serum

C the oily component is secreted by the meibomian glands

D the glands of Wolfring secrete the mucous component

Ans. D the glands of Wolfring secrete the mucous component

The pH of the tear is about 7.8 and the glucose concentrationis lower than that in the serum.

a. Innermost layer – mucin Conjunctival goblet cell ; gland of manz

b. Middle aqueous – a. Basal accessory gland of Krause, Wolfring b. Reflex main lacrimal gland

c. Outer lipid layer meibomian gland

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