Definition of Lacrimal secretion

1. Noun. Saline fluid secreted by lacrimal glands; lubricates the surface of the eyeball.

Exact synonyms: Lachrymal Secretion
Generic synonyms: Secretion
Terms within: Tear, Teardrop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacrimal Secretion

lacrimal groove
lacrimal hamulus
lacrimal lake
lacrimal lakes
lacrimal margin of maxilla
lacrimal nerve
lacrimal notch
lacrimal opening
lacrimal papilla
lacrimal part of orbicularis oculi muscle
lacrimal process
lacrimal punctum
lacrimal reflex
lacrimal sac
lacrimal sacs
lacrimal secretion (current term)
lacrimal vein
lacrimo-gustatory reflex
lacrimoconchal suture
lacrimomaxillary suture

Literary usage of Lacrimal secretion

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1. Diseases of the eye by George Edmund De Schweinitz (1916)
"Character of the lacrimal secretion under Pathologic Conditions.—The lacrimal sac is a reservoir for the fluid secreted by the conjunctiva, and this fluid ..."

2. Modern ophthalmology by James Moores Ball (1908)
"Excessive lacrimal secretion, or the production of tears, is a reflex act occurring in ... The flow of the lacrimal secretion into the canaliculi, sac, ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"At this period, the cheeks below the anterior angle of the eye were bathed with a clear lacrimal secretion. The hair was matted together, ..."

4. Diagnosis from Ocular Symptoms by Matthias Lanckton Foster (1917)
"The amount of the lacrimal secretion is subnormal when the gland has been ... The lacrimal secretion is spread over the surface of the eyeball and guided to ..."

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