Lacrimal apparatus

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Lacrimal apparatus
The lacrimal apparatus
Latin Apparatus lacrimalis
MeSH D007765
TA A15.2.07.056
FMA 55605
Anatomical terminology
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The lacrimal apparatus is the physiological system containing the orbital structures for tear production and drainage.[1]
It consists of:


This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 1028 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

  1. ^ Cassin, B. and Solomon, S. Dictionary of Eye Terminology. Gainesville, Florida: Triad Publishing Company, 1990.

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