lacrimal vein


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lac·ri·mal vein

[TA]
small vein that drains the lacrimal gland, passing posteriorly through the orbit with the lacrimal artery to empty into the superior ophthalmic vein.
Synonym(s): vena lacrimalis [TA]

lac·ri·mal vein

(lak'ri-măl vān) [TA]
Drains the lacrimal gland, passing posteriorly through the orbit with the lacrimal artery to empty into the superior ophthalmic vein.