nasolacrimal

nasolacrimal

[ney-zoh-lak-ruh-muhl]
adjective Anatomy.
of or pertaining to the lacrimal structures and the nose.
Also, nasolachrymal.


Origin:
1830–40; naso- + lacrimal

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nasolacrimal na·so·lac·ri·mal (nā'zō-lāk'rə-məl)
adj.
Relating to the nasal bones and the lacrimal bones, or to the nasal cavity and the lacrimal ducts.

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