Fossa for lacrimal gland

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Fossa for lacrimal gland
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Frontal bone. Inferior view. The location of the Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal gland
Latin fossa glandulae lacrimalis
Gray's p.137
Anatomical terms of bone

Located on the inferior surface of each orbital plate of the frontal bone, is smooth and concave, and presents, laterally, under cover of the zygomatic process, a shallow depression, the lacrimal fossa (or fossa for lacrimal gland), for the lacrimal gland.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.