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
TA A15.2.07.064
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 in the public domain from page 1025 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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