- the secretion of tears, especially in abnormal abundance.
Origin of lacrimation
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Examples from the Web for lachrymation
Lachrymation and itching of the eyes in the morning on rising.
Ophthalmia, which begins in the left eye, with lachrymation and night agglutination of the eyelids.
Sudden pain in upper teeth with lachrymation, < pressing jaws together.
The closure of the eye and the lachrymation are quite involuntary, and so is the disturbance of the heart.The Analysis of Mind
Redness of the eye and lachrymation are very common; true photophobia uncommon.Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it
Francis E. Anstie
- the secretion of tears
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- Variant oflacrimation
- The secretion of tears, especially in excess.
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