Medical Definition of Lacrimal fossa

1. A hollow in the orbital plate of the frontal bone, formed by the overhanging margin and zygomatic process, lodging the lacrimal gland. Synonym: fossa glandulae lacrimalis, fossa of lacrimal gland. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacrimal Fossa

lacrimal apparatuses
lacrimal artery
lacrimal bay
lacrimal bone
lacrimal bones
lacrimal border of maxilla
lacrimal calculus
lacrimal canaliculus
lacrimal caruncle
lacrimal conjunctivitis
lacrimal duct
lacrimal duct obstruction
lacrimal fascia
lacrimal fistula
lacrimal fold
lacrimal fossa (current term)
lacrimal gland
lacrimal gland enlargement
lacrimal glands
lacrimal groove
lacrimal hamulus
lacrimal lake
lacrimal lakes
lacrimal margin of maxilla
lacrimal nerve
lacrimal notch
lacrimal opening
lacrimal papilla
lacrimal part of orbicularis oculi muscle
lacrimal process

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