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  Dacryocyst



Dacryocyst

   The lacrimal sac; tear sac. The dilated (widened) upper end of the nasolacrimal duct, the passageway that permits tears to drain into the nasal cavity.

RELATED TERMS
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Sac
"Pouch; a bag-like structure."

Duct
A channel or passage through which fluids move.

Drain
A device for removing fluid from a cavity or wound. A drain is typically a tube or wick.

Cavity
A hollow place or hole within the body.



SIMILAR TERMS
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Dacron
Polyester polymers formed from terephthalic acid or its esters and ethylene glycol. They can be formed into tapes, films or pulled into fibers that are pressed into meshes or woven into fabrics.

Dacry
Combining form used before a vowel to denote a relationship to tears.

Dacryo
A combining form denoting tears, as in dacryocyst (tear sac) and dacryocystorhinostomy (surgery to open up a tear duct).

Dacryoadenitides
Inflammation of the lacrimal sac. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Dacryoadenitis
Inflammation of a lacrimal gland (a gland that produces tears).

Dacryocystitides
Inflammation of the lacrimal sac. (Dorland, 27th ed)

Dacryocystitis
Inflammation of the sac that collects tears for drainage from the eye.

Dacryocystorhinostomies
Surgical fistulization of the lacrimal sac for external drainage of an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.

Dacryocystorhinostomy
The surgical creation of a passage between the lacrimal sac (tear sac) and the nasal cavity to permit the drainage of tears. Dacryocystorhinostomy may be done to remedy an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.

Dacryocystostomies
Surgical fistulization of the lacrimal sac for external drainage of an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.

Dacryocystostomy
Surgical fistulization of the lacrimal sac for external drainage of an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.



PREVIOUS AND NEXT TERMS
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D-IBS
Diarrhea-predominant IBS (irritable bowel syndrome).

D O
Abbreviation for Doctor of Osteopathy, an osteopathic physician.

Dacry
Combining form used before a vowel to denote a relationship to tears.

Dacryo
A combining form denoting tears, as in dacryocyst (tear sac) and dacryocystorhinostomy (surgery to open up a tear duct).

Dacryoadenitis
Inflammation of a lacrimal gland (a gland that produces tears).

Dacryocyst

Dacryocystorhinostomy
The surgical creation of a passage between the lacrimal sac (tear sac) and the nasal cavity to permit the drainage of tears. Dacryocystorhinostomy may be done to remedy an obstructed nasolacrimal duct.

Dactyl, dactyl
Prefix or suffix denoting involvement of the digits (fingers or toes).

Dactyledema
Swelling of the fingers or toes.

Daily Value
DV, a term on food labels based on the RDA (Recommended Dietary Allowance) designed to help consumers use food label information to plan a healthy diet. The Daily Value serves as a basis for declaring on the label the percent of the DV for each nutrient that a serving of the food provides. For example, the Daily Value for fat, based on a 2,000-calorie diet, is 65 grams (g). A food that has 13 g of fat per serving would state on the label that the "percent Daily Value" for fat is 20 percent.

Daltonism
Colorblindness of the red-green type (also known as deuteranopia or deuteranomaly).

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