nasolacrimal canal n.
The bony canal that is formed by the maxilla, lacrimal bone, and inferior concha and transmits the nasolacrimal duct.
adjective pertaining to noses or the study of noses; also called nasological Examples The center is undertaking nasologic experiments. Word Origin nasolog(y) + -ical
noun, Anatomy. 1. a membranous canal extending from the lacrimal sac to the nasal cavity, through which tears are discharged into the nose. nasolacrimal duct n. The passage leading downward from the lacrimal sac on each side of the nose, through which tears are conducted into the nasal cavity.
[ney-zol-uh-jee] /neɪˈzɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the scientific study of noses. adjective See nasologic noun the study of noses or the nose Word Origin naso- ‘nose’
[ney-zol-uh-jee] /neɪˈzɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the scientific study of noses. noun the study of noses or the nose Word Origin naso- ‘nose’