HyperDic: tear_duct

English > 1 sense of the expression tear duct:
NOUNbodytear duct, lacrimal duct, lachrymal ductany of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands
English > tear duct: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAny of several small ducts that carry tears from the lacrimal glands.
Synonymslacrimal duct, lachrymal duct
Part oflacrimal apparatusThe structures that secrete and drain tears from the eye
Broaderduct, epithelial duct, canal, channelA bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance
Spanishcanal lacrimal
Catalancanal lacrimal

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