lacrimal


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ophthalmic conditions reportedly misdiagnosed as lacrimal canaliculitis include mucocele, dacryocystitis, chalazia, blepharitis, and conjunctivitis.
The procedure of CDCR includes rebuilding a new drainage system between the conjunctiva and the nasal cavity using a tear drainage tube and bypassing upper lacrimal system.
The only pathologic finding identified through slit-lamp biomicroscopy was the presence of bilateral, symmetrical, solid, lobular masses in the lateral upper eyelids at the location of the lacrimal glands (Figure 1a).
The primary malignant tumors were classified based on their origin as ocular, lacrimal gland, vascular, muscular, osseous and connective tissue.
If the lacrimal gland is injured or damaged by aging, pollution or even certain pharmaceutical drugs, a person can experience a debilitating condition called aqueous deficiency dry eye (ADDE), sometimes called "painful blindness.
5%) Povidone iodine was introduced into lower lacrimal puncta of right eye.
Potential diagnostic uses of this test include evaluation and diagnosis of hyposecretion in keratoconjunctivitis sicca, owl and tawny owl keratitis, hypovitamin A-induced metaplasia of the lacrimal glands, and hypersecretion due to ocular irritations and drainage disturbances.
We reviewed all cases of pediatric orbital lacrimal cysts that were operated using intralesional ICG injection at the time of surgery.
Pre-operative evaluation consisted of standard relevant eye and ear-nose-throat (ENT ) examination, including regurgitation test, irrigation of lacrimal pathway and endoscopic examination of nasal cavities by sinoscope.
The tear glands, also called lacrimal glands, secreted teardrops and the saliva glands responded normally to stimulus from food and protected the mouse against oral infection.