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.
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Endoscopic endonasal DCR overcomes all the drawbacks of external DCR namely external facial scar, impairment of pumping action of lacrimal system, distortion of medial canthus anatomy, inability to treat coexisting sinonasal diseases or anatomical compression of nasolacrimal system, it also avoids scarring and adhesions.
Mati said the Evolute platform includes features for retaining the punctal plug within the nasolacrimal system of the eye during drug elution and sustained release formulations currently in development for the treatment of post-operative pain and inflammation.
Following treatment, DEXTENZA resorbs and exits the nasolacrimal system without need for removal.
Balloon dacryocystoplast: Results in the treatment of complete and partial obstructions of the nasolacrimal system.
To the best of our knowledge, no case of verrucous carcinoma occurring alone or in association with another neoplasm has been described in the nasolacrimal system.
She had been seen at the HES regarding this and had been told that the nasolacrimal system was working fine; she had been prescribed Liquivisc eye drops.
With the congenital and acquired losses of different parts of nasolacrimal system, construction of an alternate route by surgical procedure has been advised to prevent recurrence of epiphora and to drain the tears directly into buccal cavity (Christine et al.
Under the new procedure, one drop each of Cyclopentolate and Phenylephrine is instilled into both eyes of the baby and pressure is applied to the tear duct for one minute following instillation, minimising absorption of the medication through the nasolacrimal system.
Nasolacrimal system function and re-sponse to treatment at the last follow-up were re-corded.
Ophthalmic phenylephrine is rapidly systemically absorbed through the nasolacrimal system and may have undesired side-effects.
A IN babies, watering is often due to under-development of the nasolacrimal system which tends to correct itself by the age of six months.
Following the completion of treatment, Dextenza resorbs and exits the nasolacrimal system without need for removal.