Lacus-lacrimalis meaning

A small triangular space of the conjunctiva of the eye that is present at the medial angle of the eye in which the tears will accumulate after cleaning the anterior surfaces of the conjunctiva and the eyeball.
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Origin of lacus-lacrimalis

  • From Latin lacus (“lake”) + New Latin lacrimalis (“teary”), from Latin lacrima (“tear”)

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