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 for Weeping sinew
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ganglion \Gan"gli*on\, n.; pl. L. Ganglia, E. Ganglions. [L.
     ganglion a sort of swelling or excrescence, a tumor under the
     skin, Gr. ?: cf. F. ganglion.]
     1. (Anat.)
        (a) A mass or knot of nervous matter, including nerve
            cells, usually forming an enlargement in the course of
            a nerve.
        (b) A node, or gland in the lymphatic system; as, a
            lymphatic ganglion.
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     2. (Med.) A globular, hard, indolent tumor, situated
        somewhere on a tendon, and commonly formed by the effusion
        of a viscid fluid into it; -- called also weeping sinew.
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     Ganglion cell, a nerve cell. See Illust. under Bipolar.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Weeping \Weep"ing\, a.
     1. Grieving; lamenting; shedding tears. "Weeping eyes." --I.
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     2. Discharging water, or other liquid, in drops or very
        slowly; surcharged with water. "Weeping grounds."
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     3. Having slender, pendent branches; -- said of trees; as,
        weeping willow; a weeping ash.
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     4. Pertaining to lamentation, or those who weep.
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     Weeping cross, a cross erected on or by the highway,
        especially for the devotions of penitents; hence, to
        return by the weeping cross, to return from some
        undertaking in humiliation or penitence.
     Weeping rock, a porous rock from which water gradually
     Weeping sinew, a ganglion. See Ganglion, n., 2. [Colloq.]
     Weeping spring, a spring that discharges water slowly.
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