Fossa for lacrimal sac

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Fossa for lacrimal sac
Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal sac
Lacrimal bone, medial anterior orbital cavity. The location of the Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal sac
Latin fossa sacci lacrimalis
Gray's p.137
TA A02.1.00.082
FMA 54390
Anatomical terms of bone

A smooth, more deeply concave depression on the lacrimal bone, which forms the medial wall of the orbital cavity, in which the lacrimal sac that drains into the nasolacrimal duct is located, is referred to as the lacrimal fossa (or fossa for the lacrimal sac).

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)