Fossa for lacrimal sac

A smooth, more deeply concave depression on the lacrimal bone, which forms the medial wall of the orbital cavity, in which the lacrimal sac that drains into the nasolacrimal duct is located, is referred to as the lacrimal fossa (or fossa for the lacrimal sac).

Fossa for lacrimal sac
Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal sac
Lacrimal bone, medial anterior orbital cavity. The location of the Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal sac
Latinfossa sacci lacrimalis
Anatomical terms of bone

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