dacryostenosis


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dacryostenosis

 [dak″re-o-stĕ-no´sis]
stricture or narrowing of a lacrimal duct.

dac·ry·o·ste·no·sis

(dak'rē-ō-ste-nō'sis),
Stricture of the lacrimal duct.
[dacryo- + G. stenōsis, narrowing]

dacryostenosis

/dac·ryo·ste·no·sis/ (-stin-o´sis) stricture or narrowing of a lacrimal duct.

dacryostenosis

[dak′rē·ōstinō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, dakryon + stenos, narrow, osis, condition
an abnormal stricture of the nasolacrimal duct, occurring either as a congenital condition or as a result of infection or trauma. Dacryocystorhinostomy may be required to correct this condition. Compare dacryocystitis.

dacryostenosis

Stenosis of a tear duct

dac·ry·o·ste·no·sis

(dak'rē-ō-stĕ-nō'sis)
Stricture of a lacrimal or nasal duct.
[dacryo- + G. stenōsis, narrowing]

Dacryostenosis

Obstruction or narrowing of the nasolacrimal duct. May be present at birth.
Mentioned in: Dacryocystitis

dacryostenosis

stricture or narrowing of a lacrimal duct.