Nasolacrimal canal - Canalis nasolacrimalis

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Description

Canal containing the nasolacrimal duct. It is formed by indentations in the inferior nasal conchae, maxilla and lacrimal bone. It drains to into the nasal cavity through the anterior portion of the inferior meatus which is between the inferior concha and the floor of the nasal cavity.


This definition incorporates text from the wikipedia website - Wikipedia: The free encyclopedia. (2004, July 22). FL: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Retrieved August 10, 2004, from http://www.wikipedia.org

Anatomical hierarchy

General Anatomy > Bones; Skeletal system > Axial skeleton > Cranium > Nasolacrimal canal

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