Development of the Lacrimal Apparatus in the Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and Its Potential Role as an Animal Model for Humans
Medial view of midsagittal cut through the adult rabbit skull, with the nasal septum and nasal turbinates (including the full extent of the maxilloturbinate) removed. Abbreviations: BC = maxillary bone canal, NC = nonmaxillary bone canal, SO = subepithelial orbit. Bones are colored as follows: frontal (pink), lacrimal (light blue), maxilla (yellow), nasal (salmon), palatine (indigo/dark blue), and premaxilla (green). (Original illustration by J. L. Johnson).
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