Fossa for lacrimal sac

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Fossa for lacrimal sac
Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal sac
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Lacrimal bone, medial anterior orbital cavity. The location of the Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal sac
Details
Latin fossa sacci lacrimalis
Identifiers
Gray's p.137
Dorlands
/Elsevier
f_14/12375953
TA A02.1.00.082
FMA 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 from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.