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lacrimation

or lach·ry·ma·tion

[ lak-ruh-mey-shuhn ]
/ ˌlæk rəˈmeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the secretion of tears, especially in abnormal abundance.
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Origin of lacrimation

1565–75; <Latin lacrimātiōn- (stem of lacrimātiō) weeping, equivalent to lacrimāt(us) past participle of lacrimāre to weep (see lachrymal, -ate1) + -iōn--ion
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British Dictionary definitions for lacrimation

lacrimation
/ (ˌlækrɪˈmeɪʃən) /

noun
the secretion of tears
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for lacrimation

lacrimation

n.
The secretion of tears, especially in excess.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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