The paired channels leading from the lacrimal sacs to the inferior meatus of the nose, through which tears are conducted through the nasal cavity. [ MP : 0008969 https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A0-683-40008-8 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • The paired channels leading from the lacrimal sacs to the inferior meatus of the nose, through which tears are conducted through the nasal cavity.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cf/Gray896.png
has broad synonym
  • nasolacrimal duct - posterior naris
has related synonym
  • tear duct
  • d. nasolacrimalis
homology notes
  • The nasolacrimal duct is probably homologous to the posterior (excurrent) naris of actinopterygian fishes.[uncertain][VHOG]
id
  • UBERON:0002392
structure notes
  • the nasolacrimal duct, the sac is lined by stratified columnar epithelium with mucus-secreting goblet cells, and is surrounded by connective tissue