lacrimal canaliculus


lacrimal canaliculus
lacrimal canaliculus n LACRIMAL DUCT (1)

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canaliculus lacrimalis [TA] the short passage in an eyelid, beginning at the punctum, that leads from the lacrimal lake to the lacrimal sac; called also lacrimal duct.

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