dacryocystotomy

Incision of the lacrimal sac. [dacryocyst + G. tome, incision]

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dac·ryo·cys·tot·o·my -sis-'tät-ə-mē n, pl -mies incision (as for drainage) of a lacrimal sac

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dac·ryo·cys·tot·o·my (dak″re-o-sis-totґə-me) [dacryocyst + -tomy] incision of the lacrimal sac; called also Ammon operation (def. 2).

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