lacrimal duct

noun

Medical Definition of lacrimal duct 

1 : a short canal leading from a minute orifice on a small elevation at the medial angle of each eyelid to the lacrimal sac

called also lacrimal canal, lacrimal canaliculus

2 : any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal gland to the fornix of the conjunctiva

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