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nasolacrimal duct

 

Definition: the passage leading downward from the lacrimal sac on each side to the anterior portion of the inferior meatus of the nose, through which tears are conducted into the nasal cavity.

Synonym(s): ductus nasolacrimalisTA, nasal duct

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