Definition of Lachrymal secretion
1. Noun. Saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball.
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Literary usage of Lachrymal secretion
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1. The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Wharton Jones (1863)
"These disordered states of the lachrymal secretion, it is well known, are frequently ... Suppression of the lachrymal secretion.1 Dryness of the eye from ..."
2. A Text-book of medicine for students and practitioners by Adolf von Strümpell (1893)
"The reflexes are lost in peripheral anaesthesia, and the lachrymal secretion is diminished. The taste is almost always decidedly diminished on the anterior ..."
3. The Eye and Nervous System: Their Diagnostic Relations by William Campbell Posey, William Gibson Spiller (1906)
"... branch of the second division of the tri- geminus ; and this anastomotic twig may have special importance with reference to the lachrymal secretion. ..."