Medical Term:

conjunctivodacryocystostomy

Pronunciation: kon-jŭnk′ti-vō-dak′rē-ō-sis-tos′tō-mē

Definition:

  1. Surgical creation of a conduit through the conjunctiva into the lacrimal sac to restore drainage.
  2. The opening so produced.

[conjunctiva + G. dakryon, tear, + kystis, sac, + stoma, mouth]

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