dacryon

[ dak-ree-on ]
/ ˈdæk riˌɒn /

noun, plural dac·ry·a [dak-ree-uh] /ˈdæk ri ə/. Anatomy.

the point of junction of the maxillary, lacrimal, and frontal bones.

Nearby words

  1. dacryocystorhinostomy,
  2. dacryocystotomy,
  3. dacryolith,
  4. dacryolithiasis,
  5. dacryoma,
  6. dacryops,
  7. dacryopyorrhea,
  8. dacryopyosis,
  9. dacryorrhea,
  10. dacryoscintigraphy

Origin of dacryon

1875–80; < New Latin < Greek dákryon a tear (variant of dákry); see dacryo-

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