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a combining form meaning “tear,” used in the formation of compound words; dacryorrhea.
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Also especially before a vowel, dacry-.
Origin of dacryo-
<Greek dakryo-, combining form representing dákry or dákryontear1
Words nearby dacryo-
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Medical definitions for dacryo-
Lacrimal system; tears:dacryorrhea.
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