Front of left eye with eyelids separated to show medial canthus
. (Lacrimal papilla not labeled, but region visible.)
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.
This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.