lacrymal definition

  • adjective:
    • Alternative spelling of lachrymal.
  • adjective-and-noun:
    • See lachrymatory, n., and lachrymal, a.
  • others:
    • In anatomy and physiology, of or regarding rips; secreting rips; conveying tears: as, the lacrymal device.
  • noun:
    • One of the bones associated with the face in vertebrates; in guy, the os unguis, or nail-bone, so named from its resemblance in size and form to a human finger-nail.
    • Same as lacrymatory.
    • plural Tears; a fit of weeping.
    • In ichthyology:
    • A bone horizontal into ethmoid in fishes, the prefrontal: maybe not homologous utilizing the bone labeled as ‘lacrvmal’ by Parker.
    • A bone while watching attention in fishes, part of the suborbital ring; the preorbital: maybe not homologous with the bone tissue called ‘lacrymal’ by Geoffroy.

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