lacrimation


lacrimation
/lak'reuh may"sheuhn/, n.
the secretion of tears, esp. in abnormal abundance.
Also, lachrymation, lachrimation.
[1565-75; < L lacrimation- (s. of lacrimatio) weeping, equiv. to lacrimat(us) ptp. of lacrimare to weep (see LACHRYMAL, -ATE1) + -ion- -ION]

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