lacrimal artery

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lac·ri·mal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, ophthalmic; distribution, lacrimal gland, lateral and superior rectus muscles, superior eyelid, forehead, and temporal fossa.
Synonym(s): arteria lacrimalis [TA]

lacrimal artery

an artery arising from the ophthalmic artery on the lateral side of the optic nerve that supplies the lacrimal gland, muscles, the anterior ciliary branch to the eyeball, and the lateral sides of the eyelid.

lac·ri·mal ar·te·ry

(lak'ri-măl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, ophthalmic; distribution, lacrimal gland, lateral and superior rectus muscles, superior eyelid, forehead, and temporal fossa.
Synonym(s): arteria lacrimalis [TA] .