lachrymation


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Related to lachrymation: lacrimation

lach·ry·ma·tion

 (lăk′rə-mā′shən)
n.
Variant of lacrimation.

lachrymation

(ˌlækrɪˈmeɪʃən)
n
a variant spelling of lacrimation

lachrymation, Iacrimation

the act or process of shedding tears; weeping.
See also: Bodily Functions
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lachrymation - shedding tearslachrymation - shedding tears      
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
References in classic literature ?
The closure of the eye and the lachrymation are quite involuntary, and so is the disturbance of the heart.
The headache was moderate or severe, it lasted 5-10 s, it started from the right side of the back of the head and radiated to the eye, it was a stabbing type of pain, it was accompanied with lachrymation, and its attack frequency was 2-3 times a day.
Other pointers to the remedy are intolerance to heat, stupor, listlessness, prostration, photophobia, a sensation of stiffness, red and swollen eyelids with hot lachrymation, a feeling of suffocation, a short dry cough, hoarseness and dyspnoea.