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lacrimation

[lak-ruh-mey-shuh n] /ˌlæk rəˈmeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the secretion of tears, especially in abnormal abundance.
Also, lachrymation, lachrimation.
Origin
1565-1575
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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lacrimation

/ˌlækrɪˈmeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the secretion of tears
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lacrimation in Medicine

lacrimation lac·ri·ma·tion or lach·ry·ma·tion (lāk'rə-mā'shən)
n.
The secretion of tears, especially in excess.

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