lacrimal sac

noun
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Medical Definition of lacrimal sac

: the dilated oval upper end of the nasolacrimal duct that is situated in a groove formed by the lacrimal bone and the frontal process of the maxilla, is closed at its upper end, and receives the lacrimal ducts

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“Lacrimal sac.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lacrimal%20sac. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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