Lacrimal



[lak-ruh-muh l] /ˈlæk rə məl/

adjective
1.
(defs 1–3).
2.
Also, lachrymal. Anatomy. of, relating to, or situated near the organs that secrete tears.
noun
3.
.
/ˈlækrɪməl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to tears or to the glands that secrete tears

lacrimal lac·ri·mal or lach·ry·mal (lāk’rə-məl)
adj.

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