lacrimotomy lac·ri·mot·o·my (lāk’rə-mŏt’ə-mē)
Incision of the lacrimal duct or sac.
[luh-kraws, -kros] /ləˈkrɔs, -ˈkrɒs/ noun 1. a game, originated by Indians of North America, in which two 10-member teams attempt to send a small ball into each other’s netted goal, each player being equipped with a crosse or stick at the end of which is a netted pocket for catching, carrying, or throwing the ball. […]
[luh kraws, kros] /lə ˈkrɔs, ˈkrɒs/ noun 1. a city in W Wisconsin, on the Mississippi River.
- La crosse encephalitis
La Crosse encephalitis (lə krôs’) n. An often fatal infection of the brain caused by a virus occasionally present in the bloodstream of birds and transmitted to humans by the mosquito Aedes triseriatus.
1. variant of before a vowel: lactalbumin. lact- pref. Variant of lacto-.