harderian

Harderian

Har*de"ri*an\, a. (Anat.) A term applied to a lachrymal gland on the inner side of the orbit of many animals which have a third eyelid, or nictitating membrane. See Nictitating membrane, under Nictitate.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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