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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lac′rimal bone`(n.)

  1. a skull bone extending from each orbit to the nasal region, greatly reduced in mammals.

    Category: Anatomy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lacrimal bone(noun)

    small fragile bone making up part of the front inner walls of each eye socket and providing room for the passage of the lacrimal ducts


  1. lacrimal bone(Noun)

    The smallest and most fragile bone of the face situated near the eye.


  1. Lacrimal bone

    The lacrimal bone, the smallest and most fragile bone of the face, is situated at the front part of the medial wall of the orbit. It has two surfaces and four borders.


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