anterior lacrimal crest


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an·te·ri·or lac·ri·mal crest

[TA]
a vertical ridge on the lateral surface of the frontal process of the maxilla that forms part of the medial rim of the orbit.
Synonym(s): crista lacrimalis anterior [TA]

an·te·ri·or lac·ri·mal crest

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr lak'ri-măl krest) [TA]
A vertical ridge on the lateral surface of the frontal process of the maxilla that forms part of the medial rim of the orbit.

lacrimal crest, anterior

The anterior margin of the fossa for the lacrimal sac located on the frontal process of the maxilla. See fossa for the lacrimal sac.

an·te·ri·or lac·ri·mal crest

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr lak'ri-măl krest) [TA]
Vertical ridge on lateral surface of frontal process of maxilla that forms part of medial rim of orbit.
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Because it is generally not possible to effectively palpate the anterior lacrimal crest in a case of severe nasal bone fracture, an estimate of its position was made, based on the position of the medial canthus.

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