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lacrimal duct

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

First recorded in 1790–1800
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British Dictionary definitions for lacrimal duct

lacrimal duct

  1. a short tube in the inner corner of the eyelid through which tears drain into the noseNontechnical name: tear duct
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lacrimal duct in Medicine

lacrimal duct

  1. 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.lacrimal canal
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