Medical Dictionary

dacryocystostomy

noun dac·ryo·cys·tos·to·my \ -sis-ˈtäs-tə-mē \

medical Definition of dacryocystostomy

plural dacryocystostomies
:an operation on a lacrimal sac to form a new opening (as for drainage)

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dacryocystostomy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to suppress quietly or indirectly

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!