lacrimal fossa

(redirected from fossa of lacrimal gland)

fos·sa for lac·ri·mal gland

[TA]
a hollow in the orbital plate of the frontal bone, formed by the overhanging margin and zygomatic process, lodging the lacrimal gland.

lacrimal fossa

A rounded, shallow hollow on the anterolateral part of the orbital surface of the frontal bone, which is medial to the zygomatic process that, in vivo, houses the lacrimal gland.

lac·ri·mal fos·sa

(lak'ri-măl fos'ă)
A hollow in the orbital plate of the frontal bone, formed by the overhanging margin and zygomatic process, lodging the lacrimal gland.