Dacryocystorhinostomy definition

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The surgical opening of a passage for drainage from the lacrimal sac into the nasal cavity.
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A surgical procedure to restore the flow of tears into the nose from the lacrimal sac when the nasolacrimal duct does not function.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of dacryocystorhinostomy - dacryocystorhinotomy

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
dacryocystorhinostomy
Plural:
dacryocystorhinostomies