Lacrimal fossa

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Bone: Lacrimal fossa
Frontal bone. Inner surface.
Medial wall of left orbit. ("Fossa for lacrimal sac" labeled at center left.)
Latin fossa glandulae lacrimalis
Gray's subject #33 137
/ Elsevier

The inferior surface of each orbital plate of the frontal bone is smooth and concave, and presents, laterally, under cover of the zygomatic process, a shallow depression, the lacrimal fossa (or fossa for lacrimal gland), for the lacrimal gland.

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