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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Diagnostic procedures commonly done are syringing of the passage to test the patency of nasolacrimal apparatus, diagnostic nasal endoscopy and radiography.
To qualify as a craniofacial operation at least one orbit must be entirely stripped of soft tissues except for attachment of the nasolacrimal apparatus at the point of attachment of the entry of the optic nerve1.
The nasolacrimal apparatus arises embryologically from a cord of surface ectoderm that invaginates between the maxillary and frontonasal processes, giving rise to the canaliculi proximally and the lacrimal sac and nasolacrimal duct distally.
The patency of the nasolacrimal apparatus needs to be assessed prior to embarking on any surgical procedure for treatment.
10 Our study has 22% frequency of congenital cataract and 20% for anomalies of nasolacrimal apparatus with 98% having nasolacrimal duct obstruction.
11 Another study reported congenital abnormalities of nasolacrimal apparatus in 12% patients with cleft lip and cleft palate.
When the problem is caught early, therapy consists of canalization of the nasolacrimal apparatus via saline irrigation, often followed by temporary placement of a silicone tube to restore function for the duration of chemotherapy.
Present study will try to evaluate the patients with acquired causes of epiphora clinically as well as surgical management relevant to the level of blockage of nasolacrimal apparatus.
Her symptoms first began after she had undergone probing of the left nasolacrimal apparatus under general anesthesia during treatment for epiphora in the ophthalmology unit at another facility.
These imaging studies reveal details of the anatomic relationships of the lacrimal sac, the internal features of the nasolacrimal apparatus (including the degree of obstruction), and the presence of coexistent paranasal sinus disease.
This spectrum includes anomalies that are related to the nasal cavity, nasofrontal region, nasolacrimal apparatus, and craniofacial syndromes.
The anterior fontanelle has an important relationship to the nasolacrimal apparatus.