Lacrimal apparatus

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Lacrimal apparatus
The lacrimal apparatus. Right side.
Latin apparatus lacrimalis
Gray's subject #227 1028
Dorlands/Elsevier a_54/12147244

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

The lacrimal apparatus is the physiologic system containing the orbital structures for tear production and drainage[1]. It consists of:


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

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