lacrimal-duct

lacrimal duct

noun Anatomy.
either of two small ducts extending from the inner corner of each eyelid to the lacrimal sac.

Origin:
1790–1800

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lacrimal duct
 
n
Nontechnical name: tear duct a short tube in the inner corner of the eyelid through which tears drain into the nose

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lacrimal duct n.
A curved canal beginning at the margin of each eyelid near the medial commissure, and emptying with the duct from the other eye into the lacrimal sac. Also called lacrimal canal.

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