lacrimal artery

noun

: a large branch of the ophthalmic artery that arises near the optic foramen, passes along the superior border of the lateral rectus, and supplies the lacrimal gland

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“Lacrimal artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lacrimal%20artery. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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