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.
Group relationships: Eye, Oculus, Optic
Generic synonyms: Arteria, Arterial Blood Vessel, Artery
Medical Definition of Arteria lacrimalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arteria Lacrimalis
Literary usage of Arteria lacrimalis
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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 ..."