lacrimation

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

Definition of lacrimation

  1. :  the secretion of tears especially when abnormal or excessive

First Known Use of lacrimation

1572


Medical Dictionary

lacrimation

noun lac·ri·ma·tion
variants: also

lachrymation

\ˌlak-rə-ˈmā-shən\play

Medical Definition of lacrimation

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

lacrimate

also

lachrymate

intransitive verb

lacrimated

;

lacrimating


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