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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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3,7,8) Epiphora may also occur as a complaint related to nasolacrimal duct disruption or obstruction of the inferior meatus associated with ICB, and it is easily identified on CT.
Congenital obstruction of the nasolacrimal drainage system is common, but symptomatic cases are rare.
Its pathogenesis is unknown, but many researchers believe that it might arise from remnants of the nasolacrimal ducts.
In obstructive cases, dacryocystorhinostomy (endonasal or external) and Lester Jones tubes are the surgical options for nasolacrimal duct and canalicular obstruction, respectively.
Neonatal respiratory distress: Sequela of bilateral nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
Tear fluid is produced superolaterally in the lacrimal gland and drains medially from the corneal surface via the superior and inferior lacrimal puncta into the lacrimal canaliculi, the lacrimal sac, the nasolacrimal duct, and, finally, through a distal orifice, into the inferior nasal meatus.
He described a patient with aplasia of the nasolacrimal duct, malformation of the auricles, a dry mouth, pronounced dental anomalies (unerupted and dysplastic teeth), and digital anomalies [Levy, 1967].
The lacrimal sac empties into the nasolacrimal duct and then enters the nose via the inferior nasal meatus.
Infants may have discharging eyes without true conjunctivitis due to the nasolacrimal ducts not being fully developed--the eyes should be cleaned, but antibiotic eye drops are not required for this.
Alternatively, it may be that the agent's antiinflammatory properties improve nasolacrimal drainage, "which in turn reduces conjunctival retention of allergens and mediators," he added.
Ophthalmic phenylephrine is rapidly systemically absorbed through the nasolacrimal system and may have undesired side-effects.
4,8) Keratitis, conjunctivitis, episcleritis, necrotizing scleritis, uveitis, retro-orbital masses leading to proptosis, and nasolacrimal duct obstruction are seen commonly.