lacrimal artery, arteria lacrimalis(noun)
an artery that originates from the ophthalmic artery and supplies the lacrimal gland and rectal eye muscles and the upper eyelid and the forehead
The lacrimal artery arises close to the optic foramen, and is one of the largest branches derived from the ophthalmic artery: not infrequently it is given off before the artery enters the orbit. It accompanies the lacrimal nerve along the upper border of the lateral rectus and supplies the lacrimal gland.
The numerical value of lacrimal artery in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of lacrimal artery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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