Definition of punctum lacrimale in English:

punctum lacrimale

(also punctum lachrymale)

noun

Anatomy
  • The orifice of a lacrimal duct; = "punctum".

Origin

Late 17th century. From post-classical Latin punctum lachrymale from classical Latin punctum + post-classical Latin lachrymale, neuter singular of lachrymalis.

Pronunciation

punctum lacrimale

/ˌpʌŋ(k)təm lakrɪˈmɑːli/