lacrimal apparatus

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lacrimal apparatus

[′lak·rə·məl ‚ap·ə′rad·əs]
(anatomy)
The functional and structural mechanisms for secreting and draining tears; includes the lacrimal gland, lake, puncta, canaliculi, sac, and nasolacrimal duct.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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