anterior lacrimal crest

n.

A vertical ridge on the frontal process of the upper jaw that forms part of the medial margin of the eye socket.

Nearby words

  1. anterior intercostal vein,
  2. anterior interosseous nerve,
  3. anterior jugular vein,
  4. anterior labial nerve,
  5. anterior labial vein,
  6. anterior limiting ring,
  7. anterior lingual gland,
  8. anterior lobe of hypophysis,
  9. anterior malleolar artery,
  10. anterior median fissure


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