Definition of Lacrimal vein

1. Noun. Drains the lacrimal gland; empties into the superior ophthalmic vein.

Exact synonyms: Vena Lacrimalis
Group relationships: Eye, Oculus, Optic
Generic synonyms: Vein, Vena, Venous Blood Vessel



Medical Definition of Lacrimal vein

1. Small vein which it drains the lacrimal gland, passing posteriorly through the orbit with the lacrimal artery to empty into the superior ophthalmic vein. Synonym: vena lacrimalis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacrimal Vein

lacrimal hamulus
lacrimal lake
lacrimal lakes
lacrimal margin of maxilla
lacrimal nerve
lacrimal notch
lacrimal opening
lacrimal papilla
lacrimal part of orbicularis oculi muscle
lacrimal process
lacrimal punctum
lacrimal reflex
lacrimal sac
lacrimal sacs
lacrimal secretion
lacrimal vein (current term)
lacrimals
lacrimation
lacrimations
lacrimator
lacrimators
lacrimatory
lacrimo-gustatory reflex
lacrimoconchal suture
lacrimogenous
lacrimomaxillary suture
lacrimoso
lacrimotomy
lacroixite
lacrosse

Literary usage of Lacrimal vein

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1. Anatomical terminology, with special reference to the (B N A) by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1907)
"... vein Superior ophthalmic vein lacrimal vein Muscular veins Vortex veins Posterior ciliary veins Anterior ciliary veins Central vein of retina Episcleral ..."

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