crista lacrimalis posterior


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pos·te·ri·or lac·ri·mal crest

[TA]
a vertical ridge on the orbital surface of the lacrimal bone that, together with the anterior lacrimal crest, bounds the fossa for the lacrimal sac.
Synonym(s): crista lacrimalis posterior [TA]

crista lacrimalis posterior

A vertical ridge on the lateral surface of the lacrimal bone.
See also: crista
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