lacrimal fossa


lacrimal fossa
fossa for lacrimal gland f. glandulae lacrimalis.

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  • Lacrimal fossa — Infobox Bone Name = Lacrimal fossa Latin = fossa glandulae lacrimalis GraySubject = 33 GrayPage = 137 Caption = Frontal bone. Inner surface. Caption2 = Medial wall of left orbit. ( Fossa for lacrimal sac labeled at center left.) System =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lacrimal bone — Bone: Lacrimal bone Lacrimal bone visible near center …   Wikipedia

  • Lacrimal gland — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = glandula lacrimalis GraySubject = 227 GrayPage = 1028 Caption = Lacrimal apparatus of the right eye. The lacrimal gland is to the upper left. The right side of the picture is towards the nose. Caption2 =… …   Wikipedia

  • fossa — A depression usually more or less longitudinal in shape below the level of the surface of a part. [L. a trench or ditch] acetabular f. [TA] a depressed area in the floor of the acetabulum superior to the …   Medical dictionary

  • fossa sacci lacrimalis — [TA] fossa for lacrimal sac: the fossa that lodges the lacrimal sac, formed by the lacrimal sulcus of the lacrimal bone and the frontal process of the maxilla …   Medical dictionary

  • Lacrimal artery — Infobox Artery Name = PAGENAME Latin = a. lacrimalis GraySubject = 146 GrayPage = 569 Caption = The ophthalmic artery and its branches. (Lacrimal artery visible at center right.) Caption2 = The tarsi and their ligaments. Right eye; front view.… …   Wikipedia

  • fossa glandulae lacrimalis — [TA] fossa for lacrimal gland: a shallow depression in the lateral part of the roof of the orbit, lodging the lacrimal gland; called also lacrimal f …   Medical dictionary

  • fossa for lacrimal sac — f. sacci lacrimalis …   Medical dictionary

  • Posterior lacrimal crest — Infobox Bone Name = Posterior lacrimal crest Latin = c. lacrimalis posterior GraySubject = 39 GrayPage = 164 Caption = Left lacrimal bone. Orbital surface. Enlarged. (Posterior lacrimal crest visible but not labeled.) Caption2 = Width = 173… …   Wikipedia

  • Anterior lacrimal crest — Infobox Bone Name = Anterior lacrimal crest Latin = c. lacrimalis anterior GraySubject = 38 GrayPage = 161 Caption = Caption2 = System = Precursor = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = c 62 DorlandsSuf = 12266716 The lateral margin of the… …   Wikipedia