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lacrimator

 [lak´rĭ-ma″ter]
an agent, as a gas, that induces the flow of tears, usually due to local irritation of the conjunctivae.
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lac·ri·ma·tor

(lak'ri-mā'tŏr),
An agent (for example, tear gas) that irritates the eyes and produces tears.
[L. lacrima, tear]
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lacrimator

(lăk′rə-mā′tər)
n.
Variant of lachrymator.
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lac·ri·ma·tor

(lak'ri-mā-tŏr)
An agent that irritates the eyes and produces tears.
[L. lacrima, tear]
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lacrimator

Tear gas.
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lac·ri·ma·tor

(lak'ri-mā-tŏr)
An agent (e.g., tear gas) that irritates eyes and produces tears.
[L. lacrima, tear]
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