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lacrimal lake

 

Definition: 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 lacrimalisTA, lacrimal bay

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