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Medical Term:

lacrimal apparatus


the structures that, with the conjunctival sac, produce and provide drainage for lacrimal fluid (tears), consisting of the lacrimal gland, the lacrimal lake, the lacrimal canaliculi, the lacrimal sac, and the nasolacrimal duct.

Synonym(s): apparatus lacrimalisTA

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