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The lacrimal apparatus. Right side.
- The lacrimal gland, which secretes the tears, and its excretory ducts, which convey the fluid to the surface of the eye;
- The lacrimal canaliculi, the lacrimal sac, and the nasolacrimal duct, by which the fluid is conveyed into the cavity of the nose, emptying anterioinferiorly to the inferior nasal conchae from the nasolacrimal duct.
- The nerve supply of lacrimal apparatus done by carotid plexus[disambiguation needed] of nerves along artery internal and external sympathetically but parasympathetic from lacrimal nucleus of the facial nerve
- Cassin, B. and Solomon, S. Dictionary of Eye Terminology. Gainesville, Florida: Triad Publishing Company, 1990.
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