Definition of Lacrimation

1. Noun. Shedding tears.

Exact synonyms: Lachrymation, Tearing, Watering
Generic synonyms: Activity, Bodily Function, Bodily Process, Body Process
Derivative terms: Tear, Water

Definition of Lacrimation

1. Noun. shedding tears; crying ¹

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Definition of Lacrimation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lacrimation

1. Shedding tears. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lacrimation

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
lacrimal vein
lacrimation (current term)
lacrimo-gustatory reflex
lacrimoconchal suture
lacrimomaxillary suture
lacrosse ball
lacrosse player

Literary usage of Lacrimation

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1890)
"Persistent lacrimation with Granular Lids.—Dr. Trug points out that occlusion, partial or complete, of the lacrimal passages is a frequent concomitant of ..."

2. Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear by Kent Oscanyan Foltz (1906)
"The eyelids become swollen and there is increased lacrimation, and occasionally photophobia. As the severity of the symptoms subsides, there is a tendency ..."

3. Diagnosis from Ocular Symptoms by Matthias Lanckton Foster (1917)
"lacrimation is apt to cause a patient to blow his ... The usual cause of lacrimation, aside from the emotions, is irritation of the terminal filaments of ..."

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