posterior lacrimal crest


A vertical ridge on the orbital surface of the lacrimal bone that together with the anterior lacrimal crest bounds the fossa for the lacrimal sac.

Nearby words

  1. posterior horn,
  2. posterior intercostal vein,
  3. posterior interosseous nerve,
  4. posterior labial nerve,
  5. posterior labial vein,
  6. posterior lateral nasal artery,
  7. posterior limiting ring,
  8. posterior lobe of hypophysis,
  9. posterior median fissure,
  10. posterior median line

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