Term Information [More information on tear secretion]

Accession
GO:0070075
Name
tear secretion
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
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Definition
The regulated release of the aqueous layer of the tear film from the lacrimal glands. Tears are the liquid product of a process of lacrimation to clean and lubricate the eyes. Tear fluid contains water, mucin, lipids, lysozyme, lactoferrin, lipocalin, lacritin, immunoglobulins, glucose, urea, sodium, and potassium. Source: GOC:rph
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0070075 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of tear secretion (GO:0070075)
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tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) localization (GO:0051179)
tear secretion [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) biological attribute (OBA:0000001)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) establishment of localization (GO:0051234)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological regulation (GO:0065007)
tear secretion [Inferred related_to relation] related_to (inferred) organism trait (OBA:VT0010454)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism localization (GO:1902578)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) transport (GO:0006810)
tear secretion [Inferred regulates relation] regulates (inferred) body fluid levels (OBA:0000036)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of biological quality (GO:0065008)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism transport (GO:0044765)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) regulation of body fluid levels (GO:0050878)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) secretion (GO:0046903)
tear secretion [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-multicellular organism process (GO:0044707)
tear secretion [is_a relation] is_a  body fluid secretion (GO:0007589)
tear secretion [is_a relation] is_a  secretion by tissue (GO:0032941)

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