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nasolacrimal

 [na″zo-lak´rĭ-mal]
pertaining to the nose and lacrimal apparatus.

na·so·lac·ri·mal

(nā'zō-lak'ri-măl),
Relating to the nasal and lacrimal bones, or to the nasal cavity and lacrimal ducts.

nasolacrimal

/na·so·lac·ri·mal/ (-lak´rĭ-m'l) pertaining to the nose and lacrimal apparatus.

nasolacrimal

[nā′zōlak′riməl]
Etymology: L, nasus + lacrima, tear
pertaining to the nasal cavity and associated lacrimal ducts.

na·so·lac·ri·mal

(nā'zō-lak'ri-măl)
Relating to the nasal and the lacrimal bones, or to the nasal cavity and the lacrimal ducts.
Synonym(s): nasolachrymal.

na·so·lac·ri·mal

(nā'zō-lak'ri-măl)
Relating to nasal and lacrimal bones, or to nasal cavity and lacrimal ducts.

nasolacrimal (nā´zōlak´rəməl),

adj pertaining to the nose and the lacrimal apparatus.

nasolacrimal

pertaining to the nose and lacrimal apparatus.

nasolacrimal apparatus
see lacrimal duct.
nasolacrimal duct
see nasal duct.
nasolacrimal duct obstruction
may be a congenital defect or the result of infection or injury; causes tears to run down the affected side.
nasolacrimal furrow
formed in the embryo by the fusion of the two maxillary processes; develops eventually into the nasolacrimal duct.
nasolacrimal groove
nasolacrimal furrow.
nasolacrimal radiography
nasolacrimal sac
see lacrimal sac.
nasolacrimal system
includes the lacrimal ducts, lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct.
nasolacrimal urticaria
hay fever; an uncommon manifestation of atopy in dogs.
References in periodicals archive ?
Nasolacrimal duct obstruction (NLDO) is the most common lacrimal abnormality in infants and children, occurring in 2% to 30% of newborns, most commonly secondary to incomplete canalization of the distal nasolacrimal duct, specifically the valve of Hasner.
Neonatal respiratory distress: Sequela of bilateral nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
We describe a case of nasolacrimal duct obstruction caused by a benign tumor (an oncocytoma).
Reported lacrimal apparatus malformations have included nasolacrimal duct obstruction and hypoplasia or aplasia of the lacrimal puncta.
THE most common cause is nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
Acute dacryocystitis is commonly associated with a nasolacrimal duct obstruction, either as a causative agent or as a result of stasis in the nasolacrimal duct.
1) Signs and symptoms indicative of later-stage disease include (1) diplopia or vision loss from orbital or optic nerve invasion, (2) epiphora from nasolacrimal duct obstruction, (3) facial swelling and malocclusion from bone destruction and invasion into the soft tissues of the mouth or face, (4) trismus from invasion of the pterygoid muscles, (5) development of a neck mass from local metastases, (6) hearing loss from serous otitis, and (7) facial numbness from invasion of the trigeminal nerve.
2) Symptoms of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction can be present at birth, but they usually appear a few weeks later as tear production matures.
Alexandrakis et al reported a nasolacrimal duct obstruction secondary to ectopic teeth in two patients.
During therapy for an initial finding of nasolacrimal duct obstruction, an eye examination revealed a bilateral vitreous pathology.