dacryocystorhinostomy


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dacryocystorhinostomy

 [dak″re-o-sis″to-ri-nos´tah-me]
surgical creation of an opening between the lacrimal sac and nasal cavity.

dac·ry·o·cys·to·rhi·nos·to·my

(dak'rē-ō-sis'tō-rī-nos'tō-mē),
An operation providing an anastomosis between the lacrimal sac and the nasal mucosa through an opening in the lacrimal bone.
[dacryocyst + G. rhis (rhin-), nose, + stoma, mouth]

dacryocystorhinostomy

/dac·ryo·cys·to·rhi·nos·to·my/ (-sis″to-ri-nos´tah-me) surgical creation of an opening between the lacrimal sac and nasal cavity.

dacryocystorhinostomy

(dăk′rē-ō-sĭs′tə-rī-nŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical opening of a passage for drainage from the lacrimal sac into the nasal cavity.

dacryocystorhinostomy

[dak′rē·ōsis′tôrīnos′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, dakryon + kytis, bag, rhis, nose, stoma, mouth
a surgical procedure for restoring drainage into the nose from the lacrimal sac when the nasolacrimal duct is obstructed.

dac·ry·o·cys·to·rhi·nos·to·my

(dak'rē-ō-sis'tō-rī-nos'tŏ-mē)
An operation providing an anastomosis between the lacrimal sac and the nasal mucosa through an opening in the lacrimal bone.
[dacryocyst + G. rhis (rhin-), nose, + stoma, mouth]

dacryocystorhinostomy

An operation to provide a new passage from the LACRIMAL SAC, through the lacrimal bone, to the inside of the nose so as to re-establish tear drainage when the nasolacrimal duct is blocked. Formerly done by cutting bone through an incision near the bridge of the nose, the procedure is now being performed using a laser probe via the nostril and a light source via a tear duct. This is called endonasal laser-assisted dacryocystorhinostomy.

Dacryocystorhinostomy

A surgical procedure to drain the tear sac into the nasal passage.
Mentioned in: Dacryocystitis

dacryocystorhinostomy

surgical creation of an opening between the lacrimal sac and nasal cavity.
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