lacrimal duct


: 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

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

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“Lacrimal duct.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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