nasolacrimal canal


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na·so·lac·ri·mal ca·nal

[TA]
the bony canal formed by the maxilla, lacrimal bone, and inferior concha that transmits the nasolacrimal duct from the orbit to the inferior meatus of the nose.
Synonym(s): canalis nasolacrimalis [TA]

na·so·lac·ri·mal ca·nal

(nā'zō-lak'ri-măl kă-nal') [TA]
The bony canal formed by the maxilla, lacrimal bone, and inferior concha, which transmits the nasolacrimal duct from the orbit to the inferior meatus of the nose.
Synonym(s): canalis nasolacrimalis [TA] .

nasolacrimal canal

The bony groove or conduit from the lacrimal bone through the MAXILLA that carries the NASOLACRIMAL DUCT.