Definition of Dacryocystitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the lacrimal sac causing obstruction of the tube draining tears into the nose.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Dacryocystitis

1. Noun. An infection of the lacrimal sac ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Dacryocystitis

1. Inflammation of the lacrimal gland. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dacryocystitis

dacoits
dacoity
dacotahs
dacquoise
dacquoises
dacron
dacrons
dacryadenitis
dacryo-
dacryoadenitis
dacryoblennorrhoea
dacryocele
dacryocyst
dacryocystalgia
dacryocystectomy
dacryocystitis (current term)
dacryocystocele
dacryocystogram
dacryocystorhinostomy
dacryocystotomy
dacryohemorrhea
dacryohemorrhoea
dacryolith
dacryolithiasis
dacryon
dacryops
dacryopyorrhoea
dacryorrhoea
dacryostenosis
dacryphilia

Literary usage of Dacryocystitis

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1. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"But if the fistula closes and tears reaccumulate r the sac, recurrence of the acute dacryocystitis may ensue. Acute dacryocystitis consists in a purulent ..."

2. Construction, and Professional Management: An Introduction by Harry Rubey, Walker W. Milner (1892)
"(&) dacryocystitis is a purulent inflammation of the lacrymal sac, ... (c) Abscess is the culmination of an acute dacryocystitis, and is manifested as a ..."

3. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1876)
"dacryocystitis IN NURSING INFANTS. BY CHARLES J. KIPP, MD, Newark, NJ WITH regard to ... I, myself, have seen dacryocystitis of the right side combined with ..."

4. Diseases of the eye and disorders of speech in childhood by Oskar Everbusch, Max Nadoleczny (1914)
"Typhoid bacilli in pure culture have been found in acute post- typhoid dacryocystitis in an eleven-year-old child. Like the mucous membrane of the nose, ..."

5. Diseases of the eye: A Handbook of Ophthalmic Practice for Students and by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1913)
"... pneumococcus, and other pathogenic organisms are always present in dacryocystitis. If the cornea is abraded, or if a solution of continuity in this ..."

6. A Text-book of the Diseases of the Small Domestic Animals by Oscar Victor Brumley (1921)
"dacryocystitis usually becomes chronic. Prognosis.—On account of its chronicity and the development of fistula the prognosis is not very favorable. ..."

7. Ophthalmic Diseases and Therapeutics by Arthur Brigham Norton, Timothy Field Allen (1882)
"dacryocystitis ... etc., are of rare occurrence, and the treatment does not vary from analagous diseases in other portions of the body. dacryocystitis ..."

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