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Lá­gri­ma and Lacrimal Sac

The Span­ish lá­gri­ma (“tear”) comes from the Latin Lacrima, mean­ing the same.

From the same root we get the Eng­lish… lacrimal sac. In case you for­got our high school bi­ol­o­gy class, that’s the bit by your eye that cre­ates… tears.

The l‑c-r of lacrimal sac maps to the l‑g-r of lá­gri­ma.


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