nasolacrimal

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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.
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To the best of our knowledge, no case of verrucous carcinoma occurring alone or in association with another neoplasm has been described in the nasolacrimal system.
She had been seen at the HES regarding this and had been told that the nasolacrimal system was working fine; she had been prescribed Liquivisc eye drops.
At the end of the treatment period, the plug begins to absorb, and exits the nasolacrimal system without need for removal by the physician.
Under the new procedure, one drop each of Cyclopentolate and Phenylephrine is instilled into both eyes of the baby and pressure is applied to the tear duct for one minute following instillation, minimising absorption of the medication through the nasolacrimal system.
Ophthalmic phenylephrine is rapidly systemically absorbed through the nasolacrimal system and may have undesired side-effects.
A IN babies, watering is often due to under-development of the nasolacrimal system which tends to correct itself by the age of six months.
At the end of the treatment period, the plug begins to absorb, and exit the nasolacrimal system without need for removal by the physician.
A congenital lacrimal fistula is a rare developmental anomaly that is caused by an interruption in the embryogenesis of the nasolacrimal system.
Topical beta-blockers are absorbed into the systemic blood system after passage through the nasolacrimal system through both the nasal mucosa and by pulmonary absorption (the latter being from the inhalation of drug particles).
At the end of the treatment period, the plug begins to degrade, and exits the nasolacrimal system without need for removal by the physician.