Etymology

1. lacrimal

adjective. relating to or located near the organ that produces tears.

Etymology

  • lacrima (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word lacrimal-gland


1. Noun Phrase
Your dog's lacrimal glands produce the tears necessary to keep his eyes in healthy condition.

2. Noun Phrase
Dry eyes occur as well, as the lacrimal glands — which produce tears — are also destroyed.

3. Noun Phrase
Each eye contains a lacrimal gland at the outer edge.

4. Noun Phrase
The dog's other tear duct, the lacrimal gland, lies above the eye.

2. lacrimal

adjective. of or relating to tears.

Etymology

  • lacrima (Latin)

3. gland

noun. ['ˈglænd'] any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.

Synonyms

  • exocrine gland
  • green gland
  • acinus
  • ductless gland
  • organ
  • endocrine gland
  • secreter
  • duct gland
  • sericterium
  • endocrine
  • secretory organ
  • silk gland
  • serictery
  • secretor

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • exocrine

Etymology

  • glans (Latin)
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