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dacryocystorhinostomy

Pronunciation: dak're-o-sis'to-ri-nos'to-me

Definition: An operation providing an anastomosis between the lacrimal sac and the nasal mucosa through an opening in the lacrimal bone.

[dacryocyst + G. rhis (rhin-), nose, + stoma, mouth]

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