dacryon

The point of junction of the frontomaxillary and lacrimomaxillary sutures on the medial wall of the orbit.See figure under craniometric points, under point. [G. a tear]

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dac·ry·on 'dak-rē-.än n, pl dac·rya -rē-ə the point of junction of the anterior border of the lacrimal bone with the frontal bone

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dac·ry·on (dakґre-on) [Gr. dakryon tear] a cranial point at the juncture of the lacrimal and frontal bones, and the maxilla.

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