dacryocyst


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Noun1.dacryocyst - either of the two dilated ends of the lacrimal ducts at the nasal ends of the eyes that fill with tears secreted by the lacrimal glands
lacrimal apparatus - the structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye
vesicle, cyst - a small anatomically normal sac or bladderlike structure (especially one containing fluid)
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dac·ry·o·cyst

n. dacriocisto, saco lacrimal interno.
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As shown in Table 3, most patients (93.8%) controlled the interval between eye drops more than 5 minutes; however, only 3.5% patients knew to press the dacryocyst area after instilling the eye drops.
It showed that younger age, better education, better visual acuity, knowledge of pressing the dacryocyst area to occlude the punctum, and prior instruction regarding using eye drops were the factors significantly associated with a good technique (p < 0.05 for all).
Unable to press the dacryocyst area again increased the bypass outflow of the medicine and systemic absorption.