Origin of lachrymal
Examples from the Web for lachrymal
Tears were a reflex response of the lachrymal glands to these events.
The lachrymal fluid is ever present, but in such small quantities that it is unnoticed.Private Sex Advice to Women|R. B. Armitage
It had a complete dentition, open orbit, and no lachrymal fossa.
The Eustachian tubes may be involved, and the inflammation is sometimes propagated along the lachrymal duct.
The orbits are completely encircled by bone, and there is no lachrymal fossa, so common in Deer and Antelopes.
This is placed on the lachrymal bone, and is in fact a lachrymal fossa, such as occurs in other forms.
British Dictionary definitions for lachrymal
Word Origin and History for lachrymal
also lachrimal, early 15c., from Medieval Latin lacrimalis, from Latin lacrima (see lachrymose).