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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“Lacrimal duct.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lacrimal%20duct. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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