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fossa for lacrimal gland

 

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

Synonym(s): fossa glandulae lacrimalisTA, lacrimal fossa

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