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Pronunciation: kon'junk-ti'vo-ri-nos'to-me


  1. A surgical procedure to construct a passageway through the conjunctiva into the nasal cavity.
  2. The opening so produced.

[conjunctiva + G. ris (rhin), nose, + stoma, mouth]

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