dacryo-, dacry- +

(Greek: tear, tears; as from a tear-gland or the tear-glands in the eyes)

1. The narrowing of the lacrimal sac.
2. Dacryostenosis at the level of the lacrimal sac or nasolacrimal duct.
1. A surgical creation of a new opening into the lacrimal sac.
2. A surgical opening into the lacrimal sac.
An incision into a fistula of the lacrimal drainage system.
An instrument for incising strictures of the lacrimal duct.
An incision of, or into, the lacrimal sac.
An abnormal erythrocyte shaped like a teardrop, seen in myelofibrosis and certain other myeloproliferative diseases.

Dacryocytes are characteristically found in blood films from people with pernicious anemia or disorders that cause extramedullary hematopoiesis.

1. Promoting the secretion of tears.
2. Stimulating the production of tears.
Ulceration of the lacrimal sac, lacrimal duct, or lacrimal drainage system.
1. A bloody flow of tears.
2. The discharge of tears mixed with blood.
3. Hemorrhagic discharge from the lacrimal sac.
Similar in appearance to a tear.
1. A concretion in the lacrimal sac or duct; also, lacrimal calculus.
2. A calcific deposit within the lacrimal drainage system, usually a consequence of fungus infection.
1. A condition characterized by the presence of calculi within the lacrimal drainage system.
2. The formation and presence of dacryoliths.
1. A tumorlike swelling caused by obstruction of the lacrimal duct.
2. A lacrimal neoplasm or cyst.
1. A cranial point at the juncture of the lacrimal and frontal bones, and the maxilla.
2. A craniometric point situated at the junction of the lacrimomaxillary suture and the frontal bone.
1. A watery state of the eye.
2. Excessive lacrimation.
3. The distention of a lacrimal duct by contained fluid.

Related "tear, tears; as in crying" word unit: lacrimo-.