|The lacrimal apparatus. Right side.|
|Gray's||subject #227 1028|
- (a) the lacrimal gland, which secretes the tears, and its excretory ducts, which convey the fluid to the surface of the eye;
- (b) the lacrimal canaliculi, the lacrimal sac, and the nasolacrimal duct, by which the fluid is conveyed into the cavity of the nose.
- ↑ Cassin, B. and Solomon, S. Dictionary of Eye Terminology. Gainsville, Florida: Triad Publishing Company, 1990.
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Head and neck anatomy - accessory organs of the eye
|General||Eyebrow - Eyelid - Canthus - Eyelash - Ciliary glands - Orbital septum - Plica semilunaris - Meibomian gland - Palpebral fissure|
|Lacrimal apparatus||Lacrimal lake - Lacrimal gland - Lacrimal canaliculi - Lacrimal punctum - Lacrimal papilla - Nasolacrimal duct - Lacrimal sac|
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