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Meaning of "lacrimal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LACRIMAL

From Medieval Latin lachrymālis, from Latin lacrima a tear.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LACRIMAL

lacrimal  [ˈlækrɪməl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LACRIMAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lacrimal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES LACRIMAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lacrimal in the English dictionary

The definition of lacrimal in the dictionary is of or relating to tears or to the glands that secrete tears.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LACRIMAL


animal
ˈænɪməl
decimal
ˈdɛsɪməl
epididymal
ˌepɪˈdɪdɪməl
hexadecimal
ˌhɛksəˈdɛsɪməl
infinitesimal
ˌɪnfɪnɪˈtɛsɪməl
intimal
ˈɪntɪməl
lachrymal
ˈlækrɪməl
lacrymal
ˈlækrɪməl
maximal
ˈmæksɪməl
mesenchymal
mesˈeŋkɪməl
minimal
ˈmɪnɪməl
nasolacrymal
ˌneɪzəʊˈlækrɪməl
optimal
ˈɒptɪməl
primal
ˈpraɪməl
proximal
ˈprɒksɪməl
ramal
ˈreɪməl
schimmel
ˈʃɪməl
simul
ˈsɪməl
submaximal
sʌbˈmæksɪməl
suboptimal
sʌbˈɒptɪməl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LACRIMAL

laconism
lacquer
lacquer tree
lacquered
lacquerer
lacquering
lacquerware
lacquerwork
lacquey
lacrimal duct
lacrimal gland
lacrimation
lacrimator
lacrimatory
lacrimoso
lacrosse
lacrosse stick
lacrymal
lacrymator
lacrymatory

WORDS THAT END LIKE LACRIMAL

approximal
binary-coded decimal
centesimal
companion animal
duodecimal
farm animal
interproximal
isocheimal
millesimal
nonagesimal
nonoptimal
pack animal
party animal
pessimal
planetesimal
recurring decimal
repeating decimal
sexagesimal
stuffed animal
vigesimal

Synonyms and antonyms of lacrimal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lacrimal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LACRIMAL

Find out the translation of lacrimal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lacrimal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lacrimal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

lagrimal
570 millions of speakers

English

lacrimal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अश्रु
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الدمعية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

слезная
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lacrimal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

lacrimal
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lacrymal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lacrimal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tränen-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

涙腺の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

눈물
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lacrimal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lệ đạo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கண்ணீர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अश्रु
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gözyaşı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

lacrimale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łzowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

слізна
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lacrimal
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δακρυϊκού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lakrimale
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lacrimal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tåre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lacrimal

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LACRIMAL»

The term «lacrimal» is regularly used and occupies the 92.604 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LACRIMAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lacrimal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LACRIMAL»

Discover the use of lacrimal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lacrimal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Atlas of Lacrimal Surgery
Covers various methods to manage pre-, intra- and post-lachrymal sac stenosis. This book describes the multidisciplinary approaches in adults and children, along with medical and surgical treatment plans.
Rainer K. Weber, Rainer Keerl, Steven D. Schaefer, 2007
2
Lacrimal Gland, Tear Film, and Dry Eye Syndromes 3: Basic ...
This text debates the research done in this area.
David A. Sullivan, 2002
3
Colour atlas of lacrimal surgery
* Concise text, showing all you need to know at a glance * Beautiful, clear, full colour pictures, illustrating the procedures involved * Step-by-step description of the most common lacrimal operations CONTENTS: Anatomy and embryology; ...
Jane Olver, 2002
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The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management and Surgery
The editors have chosen, in The Lacrimal System: Diagnosis, Management & Surgery, to address the complete range of lacrimal disorders in one concise, practical volume.
Adam J. Cohen, Michael Mercandetti, Brian G. Brazzo, 2006
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Orbital Tumors: Diagnosis and Treatment
Lacrimal fossa masses consist of inflammatory, neoplastic, and structural disorders. In managing lacrimal tumors appropriately, it is imperative to differentiate benign mixed tumors of the lacrimal gland with diagnostic accuracy so that the initial ...
Zeynel A. Karcioglu, 2006
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Oculofacial Plastic Surgery: Face, Lacrimal System & Orbit
This new text provides quick and easy access to a broad range of procedures performed by ophthalmic facial plastic surgeons.
John L. Wobig, Roger A. Dailey, 2011
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The lacrimal system
Anatomy & physiology of tear secretion/physiology of the nose & sinuses/lacrimal secretion/nuclear lacrimal scanning.
Jeffrey Jay Hurwitz, 1996
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Manual of endoscopic lacrimal and orbital surgery
Presents proven surgical techniquesorganized according to surgical procedurein a clear and easy-to-follow format, allowing readers to easily apply guidance from the book in the operating room.
John J. Woog, 2004
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Tumors of the Eye and Ocular Adnexa
Tumors of the lacrimal sac are uncommon. Approximately 400 cases have been reported in the literature, and a little more than one-half were malignant.1"* As evidence of the rarity of this neoplasm, only 10 cases were observed at the Institute ...
Devron H. Char, American Cancer Society, 2001
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Analysis of Secretory Vesicles and Organelles in Lacrimal ...
Rab3D is a member of the secretory Rab3 subfamily of Rab proteins which facilitate different steps in intracellular membrane trafficking.
Chiao-Yu Chen, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LACRIMAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lacrimal is used in the context of the following news items.
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You're Doing It Wrong: Gwyneth Paltrow's Treatise on Yawning …
As your jaw muscles stretch and relax, and the yawn expands, the lacrimal glands around the eye are squeezed and tearing is induced.". «Hollywire, Jul 15»
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Why you've been yawning wrongly all these years – and how to do it …
As your jaw muscles stretch and relax, and the yawn expands, the lacrimal glands around the eye are squeezed and tearing is induced. 0 ... «BT.com, Jul 15»
3
Gwyneth Paltrow Tells You How To Yawn
As your jaw muscles stretch and relax, and the yawn expands, the lacrimal glands around the eye are squeezed and tearing is induced. «98FM, Jul 15»
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SS is an organ-specific autoimmune disorder that mainly targets the lacrimal and salivary glands. This disease predominantly occurs in females ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
5
Dry eyes a problem for many
Produced by the lacrimal, aka tear, glands, the water serves to cleanse away irritants. Without enough production of water, the oil and mucus ... «Florida Today, Jul 15»
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Allergan Snaps Up Early-Stage Device Developer Oculeve
Current treatments include prescription medicated drops, such as cyclosporine, or lacrimal plugs that prevent tears from draining away from the ... «Med Device Online, Jul 15»
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A New Oviraptorid Dinosaur (Dinosauria: Oviraptorosauria) from the …
The lacrimal is composed of an anterior process that projects anteriorly, a preorbital process that extends ventrally, and main body that arches ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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45m Persons To Go Blind Globally by 2020 - 6 Things You Can Do …
Tears produced by the lacrimal glands are necessary for eye lubrication and maintaining healthy eyes. However, tobacco irritates the eyes and ... «Nigerian Bulletin, Jul 15»
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Jannine McHaffie has half her face removed to try and beat …
... glands though it does appear in other sites, including the palate, nasopharynx, tongue base, larynx, trachea, lacrimal gland, breast and vulva. «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
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There is more to 'tears' than meets the eye
This layer is produced by the lacrimal glands in the eyelids to cleanse the eye and wash away foreign particles or irritants that try to enter our ... «The Indian Express, Jun 15»

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