lacrimal fossa

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fos·sa for lac·ri·mal gland

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