dacryocyst


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dacryocyst

 [dak´re-o-sist″]
the lacrimal sac.

lac·ri·mal sac

[TA]
the dilated upper portion of the nasolacrimal duct into which the two lacrimal canaliculi empty.

dacryocyst

/dac·ryo·cyst/ (-sist″) the lacrimal sac.

dacryocyst

[dak′re·ōsist′]
Etymology: Gk, dakryon, tear, kytis, bag
a lacrimal sac at the medial angle of the eye.

lac·ri·mal sac

(lak'ri-măl sak) [TA]
The upper portion of the nasolacrimal duct into which empty the two lacrimal canaliculi.
Synonym(s): saccus lacrimalis [TA] , dacryocyst, tear sac.

dacryocyst

see lacrimal sac.