conjunctivodacryocystostomy

con·junc·ti·vo·dac·ry·o·cys·tos·to·my

(kon-jŭnk'ti-vō-dak'rē-ō-sis-tos'tō-mē),
1. Surgical creation of a conduit through the conjunctiva into the lacrimal sac to restore drainage.
2. The opening so produced.
[conjunctiva + G. dakryon, tear, + kystis, sac, + stoma, mouth]
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