Fossa for lacrimal gland

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Fossa for lacrimal gland
Frontal bone. Inferior view. The location of the Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal gland
Latin fossa glandulae lacrimalis
Gray's p.137
TA A02.1.03.026
FMA 57396
Anatomical terms of bone

Located on the inferior surface of each orbital plate of the frontal bone, is smooth and concave, and presents, laterally, under cover of the zygomatic process, a shallow depression, the lacrimal fossa (or fossa for lacrimal gland), for the lacrimal gland.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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  • 1519844[dead link] - Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary at Lippincott Williams and Wilkins