Lacrimal papilla

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Lacrimal papilla
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Front of left eye with eyelids separated to show medial canthus. (Lacrimal papilla not labeled, but region visible.)
Latin papilla lacrimalis
Gray's subject #227 1025
Dorlands/Elsevier p_03/12610452

At the basal angles of the lacus lacrimalis, on the margin of each eyelid, is a small conical elevation, the lacrimal papilla, the apex of which is pierced by a small orifice, the punctum lacrimale, the commencement of the lacrimal duct.

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