Definition of Arteria lacrimalis

1. Noun. An artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead.

Exact synonyms: Lacrimal Artery
Group relationships: Eye, Oculus, Optic
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery



Medical Definition of Arteria lacrimalis

1. Origin, ophthalmic; distribution, lacrimal gland, lateral and superior rectus muscles, superior eyelid, forehead, and temporal fossa. Synonym: arteria lacrimalis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria Lacrimalis

arteria intercostalis
arteria intercostalis suprema
arteria interlobulares
arteria interlobulares (hepatis)
arteria intermesenterica
arteria interossea anterior
arteria interossea communis
arteria interossea posterior
arteria interossea recurrens
arteria interossea volaris
arteria ischiatica
arteria labyrinthi
arteria lacrimalis (current term)
arteria laryngea
arteria laryngea inferior
arteria laryngea superior
arteria lienalis
arteria ligamenti teretis uteri
arteria lingualis
arteria lobi caudati
arteria lumbalis
arteria lusoria
arteria malleolaris anterior lateralis
arteria malleolaris anterior medialis
arteria mammaria interna
arteria maxillaris

Literary usage of Arteria lacrimalis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cunningham's Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1914)
"arteria lacrimalis.—The lacrimal branch accompanies the lacrimal nerve, and supplies the gland of that name and Sinus venosus sclerae A ' Anterior ciliary ..."

2. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1921)
"arteria lacrimalis.—The lacrimal branch accompanies the lacrimal nerve; it supplies the lacrimal gland and the Sinus venosus sclerae Anterior ciliary artery ..."

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