lacus lacrimalis


Also found in: Encyclopedia.

lacus

 [la´kus] (L.)
lacus lacrima´lis lacrimal lake.

lac·ri·mal lake

[TA]
the small cisternlike area of the conjunctiva at the medial angle of the eye, in which the tears collect after bathing the anterior surface of the eyeball and the conjunctival sac.
Synonym(s): lacus lacrimalis [TA], lacrimal bay

lac·ri·mal lake

(lak'ri-măl lāk) [TA]
The small cisternlike area of the conjunctiva at the medial angle of the eye, in which the tears collect after bathing the anterior surface of the eyeball and the conjunctival sac.
Synonym(s): lacus lacrimalis [TA] .