lacrimal duct


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Synonyms for lacrimal duct

any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands

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After the tears have flowed over the eyeball, they are drained from the eye area through a tiny lacrimal duct located in the lower eyelid.
Infection can then spread to the paranasal sinuses and on to the orbit via the ethmoid and maxillary sinuses or the lacrimal duct.
The search found one case of a lacrimal duct obstruction and one case of an eyelid malformation in babies exposed to bupropion (Wellbutrin) in utero.
A team at University College London has successfully developed coronary artery bypass grafts, a heart valve, nose, ear, trachea, vascular bypass and lacrimal duct.
A search for congenital eye malformations associated with other antidepressants found one case of a lacrimal duct obstruction and one case of an eyelid malformation in babies exposed to bupropion (Wellbutrin) in utero.
2) Other craniofacial abnormalities including craniosynostosis, hemifacial microsomia, lacrimal duct cysts, and hypertelorism have also been described in association with nasal dermoid cysts.