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lacrimal

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

[′lak·rə·məl]
(anatomy)
Pertaining to tears, tear ducts, or tear-secreting organs.
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Then, 3 ml of a mixture of meglumine diatrizoate (Bayer HealthCare, Germany) and medical sodium hyaluronate gel (Hainault) (at a volumetric ratio 1 : 1) was quickly injected into the lacrimal passage through the lacrimal punctum using a 5 ml disposable syringe and a number 9 lacrimal cannula.
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).
There was no involvement of the lower fornix or the lacrimal punctum. Visual acuity was 6/6, N6 in both eyes.
From the medial angle of eye, lacrimal fluid enters the superior and inferior canaliculi through lacrimal punctum situated on the lacrimal papilla, which unite to form common canaliculus and drains into lacrimal sac.
Also, they observed lashes in the meibomian gland orifice, in the lacrimal punctum and at 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.