lacrimal

adjective
lac·​ri·​mal
variants: also lachrymal \ ˈlak-​rə-​məl How to pronounce lacrimal (audio) \

Medical Definition of lacrimal

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : of, relating to, associated with, located near, or constituting the glands that produce tears
2 : of or relating to tears lacrimal effusions

lacrimal

noun
variants: also lachrymal

Medical Definition of lacrimal (Entry 2 of 2)

: a lacrimal anatomical part (as a lacrimal bone)

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“Lacrimal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lacrimal. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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