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  1. 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

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  1. Lacrimal artery

    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.

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