Translation of tear duct in Spanish:

tear duct

conducto lacrimal, n.


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    conducto lacrimal masculine
    • A thin, blunt metal wire is gently passed through the tear duct to open any obstruction.
    • Some children have nasal polyps, which are cysts or growths of extra tissue in the nose at the end of the tear duct.
    • Before massaging the tear duct, wash your hands.
    • Viruses and bacteria may be rubbed into the eye or may travel from an infection in the nose up through a tear duct and into the eye.
    • This can be caused by a blocked tear duct, which can be treated by gentle massage between the eye and nasal area.