lacrimation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lacrimation shedding tears
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Usage

In literature:

OBSTRUCTION OF THE LACRIMAL APPARATUS, OR WATERING EYE.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
Or was it just a little harmless exercise of the lacrimal glands?
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 11 (of 14)" by Elbert Hubbard
The anterior surface of the cornea is exquisitely smooth, and is kept moist by the lacrimal secretions.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
The small lacrimal bone anterior to the plate articulates with the maxilla and the premaxilla.
"Phylogeny of the Waxwings and Allied Birds" by M. Dale Arvey
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In news:

Dacryocystitis secondary to an iatrogenic foreign body in the lacrimal apparatus .
GP lenses have an important advantage over soft lenses in that the tear layer between the lens and cornea (lacrimal lens) has astigmatic power.
A congenital lacrimal fistula is a rare developmental anomaly, usually unilateral.
Dacryocystitis secondary to an iatrogenic foreign body in the lacrimal apparatus.
Secretions from salivary and lacrimal glands are reduced in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome (PSS).
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