Lacrimal papilla

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Lacrimal papilla
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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

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.