Definition of lachrymonasal in English:

lachrymonasal

(also lacrymonasal, lacrimonasal)

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Originally: designating the structures through which tears drain from eye into the nose, especially the nasolacrimal duct (now rare). Also: of or relating to the lacrimal bone and the inferior nasal concha (turbinate bone) or another bone of the nose.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Todd's Cyclopaedia of Anatomy and Physiology. From classical Latin lacrima tear + -o- + nasal.

Pronunciation

lachrymonasal

/ˌlakrɪmə(ʊ)ˈneɪzl/