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dacryon

[dak-ree-on] /ˈdæk riˌɒn/
noun, plural dacrya
[dak-ree-uh] /ˈdæk ri ə/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy
1.
the point of junction of the maxillary, lacrimal, and frontal bones.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Neo-Latin < Greek dákryon a tear (variant of dákry); see dacryo-
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Examples for dacryon
  • The point of junction of the anterior border of the lacrimal with the frontal is named the dacryon.

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