lacrimal

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Related to lacrimal punctum: Lacrimal canaliculi

lacrimal

, lachrymal, lacrymal
of or relating to tears or to the glands that secrete tears

lacrimal

[′lak·rə·məl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to tears, tear ducts, or tear-secreting organs.
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Animals were divided into two experimental groups, named after the adhesive being used in the occlusion of the inferior lacrimal punctum and canaliculi of the right eye: Group n-butylcyanoacrylate (a) (GB, n=6) and Group 2-ocytilcyanoacrylate (b) (GO, n=5).
0 mm long taper at each end to facilitate initial entry into the lacrimal punctum.
They can be observed in a meibomian gland orifice, lacrimal punctum, conjunctiva, or the skin of the eyelid.
In cases having multiple chalazia there are no chances of anesthesia induced edema which hinders the excision of small deep seated chalazia and lastly the location of chalazia close to the lacrimal punctum can be treated without danger of damage to the lacrimal passages.