lacrimal tubercle


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lacrimal tubercle

A small tubercle between the lacrimal crest and the frontal process of the maxilla.
See also: tubercle
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lacrimal tubercle

A small bump on the frontal process of the maxilla situated near the lower orbital and the anterior lacrimal crest, to which the medial palpebral ligament attaches. Syn. papilla lacrimalis. See palpebral ligament; anterior lacrimal crest.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann