lacrimation

noun
lac·ri·ma·tion | \ ˌla-krə-ˈmā-shən \

Definition of lacrimation 

: the secretion of tears especially when abnormal or excessive

First Known Use of lacrimation

1572, in the meaning defined above

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lacrimation

noun
lac·ri·ma·tion
variants: also lachrymation \ˌlak-rə-ˈmā-shən \

Medical Definition of lacrimation 

: the secretion of tears specifically : abnormal or excessive secretion of tears due to local or systemic disease

Other words from lacrimation

lacrimate also lachrymate intransitive verb lacrimated; lacrimating

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