Fossa for lacrimal gland
The lacrimal fossa (or fossa for lacrimal gland) is located on the inferior surface of each orbital plate of the frontal bone. It is smooth and concave, and presents, laterally, underneath the zygomatic process, a shallow depression for the lacrimal gland.
|Fossa for lacrimal gland|
Frontal bone. Inferior view. The location of the Lacrimal fossa for the Lacrimal gland
|Latin||fossa glandulae lacrimalis|
|Anatomical terms of bone|
- 1519844 - Stedman's Online Medical Dictionary at Lippincott Williams and Wilkins