dacryocystorhinostomy

noun

dac·​ryo·​cys·​to·​rhi·​nos·​to·​my -ˌsis-tə-ˌrī-ˈnäs-tə-mē How to pronounce dacryocystorhinostomy (audio)
plural dacryocystorhinostomies
: surgical creation of a passage for drainage between the lacrimal sac and the nasal cavity

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“Dacryocystorhinostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/dacryocystorhinostomy. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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