nasolacrimal duct

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Noun1.nasolacrimal duct - a duct that carries tears from the lacrimal sac to the nasal cavity
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
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Working in other hospital eye clinics also means that many of the urgent care optometrists are able to bring with them an additional skill set to perform further tasks such as gonioscopy, scleral indentation, confocal microscopy, naso-lacrimal duct syringing and suture removal.
The naso-lacrimal duct systems were disrupted and both the punctums were blocked.
An infant with a blocked tear duct really has a blocked naso-lacrimal duct. Tears back up and his eye is runny.