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(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for lacrimal duct
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|Noun||1.||tear duct - any of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands|
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"
lacrimal apparatus - the structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye
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n. conducto lacrimal.
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