Lacrimal meaning

lăkrə-məl
Of or relating to tears.
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Of, relating to, or constituting the glands that produce tears.
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(anat.) Designating, of, or near the glands that secrete tears.
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Relating to tears.
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Relating to or constituting the glands that produce tears.
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Alternative spelling of lachrymal.
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Alternative spelling of lachrymal.
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Origin of lacrimal

  • Middle English lacrimale from Old French lacrymal from Medieval Latin lachrymālis from Latin lacrima, lachryma tear dakru- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin lācrima, "tear"

    From Wiktionary