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Descriptor in English: Lacrimal Apparatus
Descriptor in Spanish: Aparato Lagrimal
Descriptor in Portuguese: Aparelho Lacrimal
Descriptor in French: Appareil lacrymal
Entry term(s): Apparatus, Lacrimal
Canthus, Lateral
Canthus, Medial
Conjunctival Sac
Conjunctival Sacs
Duct, Lacrimal
Ducts, Lacrimal
Gland, Lacrimal
Glands, Lacrimal
Lacrimal Duct
Lacrimal Ducts
Lacrimal Gland
Lacrimal Glands
Lacrimal Punctum
Lacrimal Punctums
Lateral Canthus
Medial Canthus
Punctum, Lacrimal
Punctums, Lacrimal
Sac, Conjunctival
Sacs, Conjunctival
Tree number(s): A09.371.463
A10.336.422
Scope note: The tear-forming and tear-conducting system which includes the lacrimal glands, eyelid margins, conjunctival sac, and the tear drainage system.
Annotation: inflammation = DACRYOCYSTITIS; lacrimation: see note at TEARS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Dacryocystorhinostomy MeSH
Tears MeSH
DeCS UI: 7942
Descriptor UI: D007765
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/22
Lacrimal Apparatus - Preferred
Concept UI M0012133
Scope note The tear-forming and tear-conducting system which includes the lacrimal glands, eyelid margins, conjunctival sac, and the tear drainage system.
Preferred term Lacrimal Apparatus
Entry term(s) Apparatus, Lacrimal
Lateral Canthus - Narrower
Concept UI M000605736
Preferred term Lateral Canthus
Entry term(s) Canthus, Lateral
Lacrimal Ducts - Narrower
Concept UI M000606603
Preferred term Lacrimal Ducts
Entry term(s) Duct, Lacrimal
Ducts, Lacrimal
Lacrimal Duct
Lacrimal Gland - Narrower
Concept UI M0012134
Preferred term Lacrimal Gland
Entry term(s) Gland, Lacrimal
Glands, Lacrimal
Lacrimal Glands
Conjunctival Sacs - Narrower
Concept UI M000606595
Preferred term Conjunctival Sacs
Entry term(s) Conjunctival Sac
Sac, Conjunctival
Sacs, Conjunctival
Lacrimal Punctum - Narrower
Concept UI M000605735
Preferred term Lacrimal Punctum
Entry term(s) Lacrimal Punctums
Punctum, Lacrimal
Punctums, Lacrimal
Medial Canthus - Narrower
Concept UI M000605737
Preferred term Medial Canthus
Entry term(s) Canthus, Medial



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