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lacrimal duct

noun, Anatomy
either of two small ducts extending from the inner corner of each eyelid to the lacrimal sac.
Origin of lacrimal duct
1790-1800 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for lacrimal-duct

lacrimal duct

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

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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