Lacrimal papilla

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Lacrimal papilla
Front of left eye with eyelids separated to show medial canthus. (Lacrimal papilla not labeled, but region visible.)
Latin papilla lacrimalis
Gray's p.1025
TA A15.2.07.064
FMA FMA:59407
Anatomical terminology

At the basal angles of the lacus lacrimalis, on the margin of each eyelid, is a small conical elevation, the lacrimal papilla, the apex of which is pierced by a small orifice, the punctum lacrimale, the commencement of the lacrimal duct.

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